punjab-news

Akali Dal to field candidates in Delhi assembly polls

Ludhiana, July 19 : Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal will field its candidates in the Delhi assembly elections later this year, party president Sukhbir Singh Badal said here Friday.


Badal, who is the Punjab deputy chief minister, said that the Akali Dal will field its candidates in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

The Akali Dal and BJP have an alliance government in Punjab since 2007. Both parties have been in alliance for over three decades in the state.

Badal said that after its successful performance in Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections, the Akali Dal has consolidated its vote bank outside Punjab and was ready to expand its area of activity beyond the state.

He said that Akali Dal may also field its candidates for Lok Sabha polls from Haryana and Delhi but no final decision has been taken at the party level.

--IANS (Posted on 19-07-2013)

punjab-news headlines

Drugs worth Rs.700 crore seized in Punjab ahead of LS polls

Capt Singh gets overwhelming response during Youth Cong road show

Capt asks Jaitley why Modi has not withdrawn petition against Pbi farmers

Punjab ready for free, fair, peaceful Lok Sabha polls : DGP

BSF kills Pakistani smuggler, recovers eight kg heroin

Capt questions Jaitley's timid silence on crucial Punjab specific issue

Amarinder condemns attack on Amritsar party office

AAP emerges as third force in Punjab

Badal under delusion of Modi wave while BJP sees none: Bajwa

CPI (M) releases 9 booklets in Punjabi based on various issues

Cong used Manmohan Singh as 'Puppet, 'murdered' Democracy: Majithia

Amarinder files complaint against Jaitley

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top