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Assembly elections 2017: Taking the pulse of Punjab

Punjab is due for its Assembly elections on February 4

Sahil Makkar 

Punjab is due for its Assembly elections on February 4, and for the first time, the state is witnessing a serious three-corner fight on most seats. The new contender, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), is giving a tough fight to the principal Opposition, the Congress, where the ruling Akali-BJP alliance is facing a strong anti-incumbency after a 10-year rule. The Opposition has accused the ruling alliance of corruption and misgovernance. In a five-part series, Business Standard analyses the performance of poll-bound states on economic and social parameters. The first part takes a look at ...

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First Published: Thu, January 26 2017. 00:27 IST
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