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Biggest party should lead government: Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Holding that the biggest political party should get a chance to lead the government, the on Thursday expressed hope that it will emerge as such after the results of elections are out on May 23.

"Indian National certainly believes and, subject to the final outcome on May 23, that we will be the biggest political party in the country with the blessings of the people of Naturally, the biggest political party should get a chance to lead. However, what will happen on May 23, I am not going to pre-empt and pre-judge today," Communications in charge told reporters here.

He said various opposition parties will get together and take an appropriate call on government formation after the results.

Asked what if no party gets a simple majority in Lok Sabha, Surjewala said the norm is fairly well established, that "whoever has the largest number in pre-poll alliance is normally called first, as laid down by the "

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 00:14 IST
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