Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday warned people against voting for the Congress amid speculations about Both – AAP and Congress in is touch to forge an alliance in a run-up to the Lok Sabha Polls 2019. He said all votes to Congress will cut the AAP Share.
While speaking at a function in Kakrola, AAP National Chief Kejriwal also asked people not to vote for the BJP, alleging that all the seven sitting MPs of the party did nothing for Delhi’s development.
He said, as quoted by ANI, ‘Dhyan se vote daalna. Poora desh aaj Modi sarkar ko bhagana chahta hai. Kabhi aisa mat karna ki Congress ko vote de aao. Vote apni bantne mat dena. Iss baar saaton seat (Lok Sabha) AAP ko de dena. [Vote carefully this time, the entire nation wants to unseat the Modi government, also don’t vote for Congress as it will cut AAP share, Let your votes not be split and Give all 7 seats to AAP this time] he said reportedly while indirectly referring to that all votes to Congress will cut AAP Share and benefits the BJP.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at an event in Delhi yesterday: Dhyan se vote daalna. Poora desh aaj Modi sarkar ko bhagana chahta hai. Kabhi aisa mat karna ki Congress ko vote de aao. Vote apni bantne mat dena. Iss baar saaton seat (Lok Sabha) AAP ko de dena." pic.twitter.com/pi5VB2AHzb
— ANI (@ANI) January 7, 2019
His remarks are crucial as both parties reportedly wish to tie-up for the Lok Sabha 2019. However, none of them have stated any official statement in the positive directions of the Coalition.
There is a buzz that with the resignation of Ajay Maken from the President of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) and HS Phoolka from AAP, the way to cement the alliance is cleared. HS Phoolka, after leaving AAP, asserts to reconstruct 2011 Anna Movement
On Jan 2, AAP Leader Gopal Rai while addressing a presser said that his party is ready to enter into an alliance in a bid to defeat the ruling BJP.
Moreover, Delhi longest serving Chief Minister and Congress Staunch Sheila Dixit has also not rejected the claims of forging an alliance with the Party. Dixit is among the frontrunners for the party’s top post in the National Capital. ‘I can lead Party in Capital if asked to’, says Former CM Sheila Dixit
The national executive of AAP that met on December 29 has decided to contest all the seats in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Goa, and Chandigarh, totaling 33, in the Lok Sabha elections 2019.
However, reports about both, AAP and INC been in backchannel talks are talking rounds since long.