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No AAP legislator in touch with us in Punjab: Amit Shah

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

President categorically said on Saturday that no legislator in was in touch with his party.

Meeting media persons here, Shah said that no (AAP) lawmaker was in touch with anyone in the (BJP).

A leader in had recently claimed that at least 11 legislators in were in touch with the for a possible switchover.

In the recent assembly elections in Punjab, the Congress won comfortably - winning 77 seats in the 117-member assembly.

The AAP, which contested the assembly polls for the first time and was expecting to do well, ended up with 20 seats in the assembly.

In the post-poll scenario, there was speculation that many leaders were disgruntled with the central leadership and wanyted to quit the party.

Even the convenor during the assembly elections, comedian-actor Gurpreet Singh Waraich (Ghuggi), quit the party last week, accusing the central leadership of undermining the leaders in the state.

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 17:06 IST
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