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AAP, JJP form alliance in Haryana; to fight on all 10 LS seats

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The and the (JJP) on Friday announced firming up an alliance in to fight on all 10 seats in the state.

The was launched by former Om Prakash Chautala's grandson Dushyant Chautala, following a power struggle in the state's main opposition INLD last year.

Senior leader said the will fight on seven seats.

said he would decide on his party's candidates for the seven seats in the next two to three days and the areas from where they would contest would also be decided by the committee.

"Jhadu (AAP's election symbol) and chappal (JJP's poll symbol) will remove obstructions and emerge victorious. Together they will defeat the BJP and Congress," Chautala said, adding the alliance would continue even for the Assembly elections in

chief Arvind Kejriwal, in a tweet, claimed that people of Haryana wanted the alliance.

"People of Haryana wanted this. Congratulations to the people of Haryana. Together, we will defeat BJP and work for development of Haryana," he tweeted.

According to sources, the will choose from Faridabad, Gurgaon, and Ambala constituencies to field its three candidates.

This is because these constituencies have mixed population of various castes and a large proportion of Muslims who are in favour of the ruling party in Delhi, a source said.

Kejriwal had earlier proposed an alliance between the AAP, and the but the grand old party rejected the proposal.

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

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 19:00 IST