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AAP LS candidates to start filing nominations from Thursday: Gopal Rai

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Tuesday said its candidates would file their nominations from Thursday even as uncertainty remained over a possible alliance between the ruling party in and the

Senior leader said the party's west candidate would file his nomination on Thursday while Chandni Chowk candidate Pankaj Gupta, East candidate Atishi and North West Delhi candidate would file their nominations on Saturday.

On Monday, South Delhi candidate Raghav Chadha, North East candidate and candidate would file their nomination, Rai said.

He said before filing of nominations, a road show would be taken out by all the candidates and senior party leaders would also participate in it.

Amid continuing blame game over seat-sharing in Delhi, and Monday engaged in a public spat, with the accusing the AAP of making a 'U-turn' over alliance talks prompting the Delhi minister to hit back at him.

The had said while the doors of his party are open, time is running out, but Kejriwal slammed him, questioning what U-turn was he talking about as the talks were still on.

The Congress has offered the AAP 4:3 seat-sharing formula - four seats for the ruling party and three seats for itself while the AAP has proposed 5:2 ration keeping five seats for itself and two for the grand old party.

The arrangement has been arrived at on basis of the vote share of both parties in 2017 civic polls here.

The Congress has accused the Kejriwal-led outfit of backing out from its commitment, as it is demanding seats in Goa, Haryana, and Chandigarh, besides Delhi for a pre-poll understanding with the Congress.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:20 IST