AAP, Cong agree on seat sharing for LS polls; Its 4:3 in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) The Indian National Congress (INC) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced to jointly contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Goa and Chandigarh, thus ending speculations on seat sharing issue between the two parties.

Addressing a joint press conference here, Congress leader Mukul Wasnik alongwith AAP leaders Sandeep Pathak and Atishi said, “In Delhi there are seven seats. Congress will fight from three seats i.e Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi and West Delhi and AAP will contest from the remaining four seats — New Delhi, West Delhi, South Delhi and East Delhi”.

He said in Gujarat which has 26 parliamentary seats, the Congress will contest from 24 seats while AAP will contest from Bharuch and Bhavnagar seats.

With regards to Haryana, the Congress leader said that of 10 seats, Congress will contest from nine seats and AAP will field its candidate from Kurukshetra.

Wasnik said that in Goa and Chandigarh the Congress will field its candidates.

It may be mentioned that the Samajwadi Party and the Congress had forged an alliance in Uttar Pradesh with the Congress contesting from 17 seats and the SP from 63 seats.

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