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AAP rejects Congress offer, no alliance in Delhi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Party (AAP) on Wednesday rejected the Congress' proposal for an alliance in With this all hopes for a tie-up between the two parties have come to naught.

The had demanded three seats in Delhi, where the is in power. It had also rejected the offer for alliances in and

Speaking to IANS, Sanjay Singh, who was mediating the alliance talks here, said, "The rejected the Congress' proposal as it was impractical and wrong. The is trying to give benefits to the BJP and help it in states including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and "

"It is doing the same in Delhi," Singh added.

He said that the was not ready for an alliance with the AAP in Punjab, where the latter has four MPs and 20 MLAs.

"They were neither ready for an alliance in Chandigarh where we got 1.5 lakh votes, nor in where we have six per cent of the total vote share," Singh added.

He also attacked the Congress for not being ready for an alliance in where they only have one

"After rejecting all our offers, they expected us to give them three seats (in Delhi) where they have zero and MLA," he added.

The AAP MP said the Congress' proposal is intended to help the BJP. "So we rejected it," he added.



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First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 20:56 IST