ALSO READMust refrain from making 'arbitrary declarations': Congress to Chidambaram UP polls: Congress advices PM Modi to look into his 'Karam Kundali' BJP confident of victory in UP Cong cries foul post electoral defeat, alleges BJP indulges in communal campaign BJP boasting about UP victory to cover defeats in other states: Congress
Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.
"It was mainly an Akali Dal Government in Punjab, BJP was hardly 10 percent of it. So can't call it BJP's loss. I am sure if BJP had contested Punjab polls alone then today we would have a BJP Government in the state," he said.
The SAD- BJP alliance fared the worst with 18 seats.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)