Sheila Dikshit dismisses Arvind Kejriwal's claim on Congress-AAP tie-up, says Delhi CM's party 'frustrated'
Earlier in February, Kejriwal had told reporters that the Congress has 'more or less' ruled out an alliance with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls.
Addressing a public rally on Wednesday, Kejriwal had claimed that the AAP leaders were tired of trying to convince the Congress to form an alliance
However, the three-time chief minister of Delhi said that the AAP chief did not speak on alliance with the Congress
In his speech, Kejriwal had said if Congress-AAP alliance is formed then the BJP would lose all seven seats in Delhi
New Delhi: Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit said Thursday she was never approached by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to forge an alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls as claimed by him and asserted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader has reached the "stage of frustration".
"He has not spoken to us. He does not know what he is saying. AAP has reached the stage of frustration," Dikshit, a three-time chief minister of Delhi, told reporters in Delhi.
Addressing a public rally near Jama Masjid on Wednesday, Kejriwal had claimed that the AAP leaders were tired of trying to convince the Congress to form an alliance with the party.
In his speech, Kejriwal on Wednesday had said, "We are tired of convincing the Congress to form an alliance, but they do not understand.
If there is an alliance, the BJP will lose all the seven Lok Sabha seats it currently has in Delhi."
The rally was organised in the minority dominated pocket of Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha seat, currently held by Union minister Harsh Vardhan.
"I dont know what they have in their minds," he said about an alliance with the Congress and alleged that it was "weakening" the AAP in Delhi, drawing comparison with the SP-BSP combine in Uttar Pradesh.
Earlier in February, Kejriwal had told reporters that the Congress has "more or less" ruled out an alliance with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls.
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