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Ball in AAP's court: Ahmed Patel on Delhi alliance

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Senior on Monday said that it is up to the Party (AAP) to decide whether it wants to forge an alliance with his party in the capital.

"We have earlier said that our state units of and are not ready to forge an alliance. In Delhi, convinced our unit that the alliance is important. They (AAP) were asking for four seats in One for AAP while three for Dushyant Chautala ji's party. In Punjab, they were asking for four seats then later one seat," Patel told reporters here on Monday

"talked with them but state units were not ready to forge alliance so there is no question on the alliance. We are openly giving 3-3 formula and one seat for a common candidate. Then they said that they will take four. But they put a condition that they will forge alliance only if the alliance takes place for as well. What is his intention to link with Haryana? I don't understand," he added.

Earlier, Congress took to saying that his party is still willing to give up four seats to the AAP to seal an alliance in the capital and ensure the "rout" of BJP.

"rightly tweeted. There is no question on our intention, theirs might be questionable. We are ready for alliance in We are optimistic. Our proposition still stands, the ball is in their court," Patel said.

Gandhi in his tweet had said the Congress' doors are still open but the "clock was running out".

"An alliance between and AAP in Delhi would mean the rout of the BJP. is willing to give up 4 Delhi seats to the AAP to ensure this. But, Mr Kejriwal has done yet another U turn! Our doors are still open, but the clock is running out," tweeted.

In a prompt response, Minister and AAP posted in Hindi "What U-turn are you talking about?"

"I am sorry that your tweet gives the impression that the alliance is just a show. Unfortunately, you are helping Modi to share the anti-Modi vote in UP and other states too," Kejriwal wrote on

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 06:12 IST
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