Chandigarh, December 6
Former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday opened his new get together’s workplace right here and reasserted that his Punjab Lok Congress, together with the BJP and former Akali chief Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa’s outfit, will type the following authorities within the state.
Singh stop the Congress and launched his Punjab Lok Congress after his unceremonious exit because the Punjab chief minister in September.
Addressing the media after opening his get together workplace, Singh mentioned the membership drive of his outfit had already begun.
“We’re very hopeful that the upcoming elections, we’ll win…with seat adjustment with the BJP and Dhindsa sahib, we’ll type the following authorities,” mentioned Singh.
Union Residence Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday had mentioned that the BJP was in talks with Singh and Dhindsa for an alliance for the meeting polls early subsequent yr.
To a query on when he’ll meet BJP president J P Nadda for seat-sharing talks, Singh mentioned that in precept, a choice has been taken on the alliance. “Now it is just seat adjustment. For seat adjustment, we’ll go and I can not let you know the numbers (of seats every get together will contest),” he mentioned.
He mentioned he would request each the BJP and Dhindsa’s Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt) to select “winners (winnable candidates)”.
“If Dhindsa’s get together places up a successful candidate (from a selected constituency), then I’ll assist him and the BJP too will assist, I’m positive. If the BJP candidate is a successful candidate, we’ll assist him,” he mentioned.
“All have one goal, that’s to win Punjab and we’ll win it,” he mentioned. PTI