It seems like hopes and deliberations to forge an alliance in Delhi is still on for the Lok Sabha Polls 2019. In a quick turn of events Delhi unit of Congress has now decided to seek the inputs of its booth-level workers whether to go for an alliance with Arvind Kejriwal-led party in the national Capital to take on Bhartiya Janta Party.
Leaders said that the party is planning to reach its workers via an automated call asking them to press keys with yes or no. The automated call will ask its thousands of workers whether Congress should forge an alliance in Delhi. An automated call will be made on behalf of PC Chacko, Delhi In-Charge. On receiving the calls, a caller will hear, “I am PC Chacko. In-charge of Delhi Congress. Should the Congress and AAP form an alliance, to defeat the BJP? Press 1 for Yes, 2 for No.”
The party has planned to reach out at least 52,000 booth workers in its new exercise. Speaking to the Times of India, PC Chacko said that we had taken opinions from Top Brasses including DPCC Chief, Congress Chief and Others, now we want to take opinions from workers now.
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The decision was taken on Wednesday night. It came days it’s National Chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday urged party’s Booth Workers to win all seven seats in the national capital.
Congress has been under pressure from other opposition parties to tie up with AAP in Delhi to avoid Division of Votes. The Maharastra ally of Congress, Nationalist Congress Party led by Sharad Pawar on Thursday (last week) pushed Congress to go with AAP in National Capital for Lok Sabha Polls 2019.
Earlier Shiela Dixit has officially declared not to go with AAP in Delhi in the Upcoming Lok Sabha Polls 2019.
General Elections are slated for April-May this year that would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19. Election Commission had on Sunday declared schedule for General Elections 2019.
Delhi will vote in a single phase on May 12, the sixth phase. Results for the crucial Lok Sabha Polls will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting.