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BJP seals seat sharing deal with Apna Dal; Anupriya to contest from Mirzapur

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The BJP on Friday finally sealed the seat sharing arrangements for the upcoming polls with sulking ally in

According to the arrangements, will contest two seats in while its chief will contest from Mirzapur.

The second seat to be decided later. A decision in this regard was taken after Patel and her husband met "With the resolve of the once again (Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar), the BJP and the will fight the elections in UP together," Shah tweeted.

had said on March 13 that the talks between the BJP and the Apna Dal have been positive and a decision on an alliance between the two will be announced soon.

BJP's two allies in -- -- have been airing their grievances with their bigger partner but saffron party leaders had expressed confidence that they will remain in the NDA fold.

Apna Dal, which has significant influence in the OBC in some areas of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, has two and 7 MLAs in

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 00:48 IST
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