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Wanted to launch new party but never thought of joining BJP: Capt Amarinder

ANI  |  Chandigarh (Punjab) 

Chief Minister Captain on Wednesday categorically denied having ever toyed with the idea of joining the (BJP) due to differences with the

Dubbing it as a "misrepresentation" of facts, the Chief Minister dismissed the reports of joining the

He further said that though he wanted to launch his own party due to differences with the leadership, the thought of joining the never crossed his mind.

Captain Amarinder, who led the to victory in Assembly polls after a decade, was sworn-in as the Chief Minister on March 16.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 02:07 IST