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AAP will fight Lok Sabha polls on its own: Kejriwal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

on Tuesday announced that the will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on its own, ruling out any alliance with the

Addressing the media here, he stated that the party plans to go full throttle on the issue of full statehood for

"We will be fighting the Lok Sabha elections on the issue of full statehood for as it (national capital) has been suffering because of it," Kejriwal said.

On being asked its alliance partners, the said, "We are not in talks with the over alliance. We will be fighting the elections on our own."

The ruling has declared names of candidates on six of the seven seats in Delhi. The candidate on West Delhi seat is likely to be announced soon.

The party launched its mega poll campaign, centred around full statehood for Delhi, on Sunday.

The party volunteers will also distribute Kejriwal's letter to doorsteps of the voters during the campaign. The letter will elaborate the benefits Delhiites will have if full statehood is achieved.

Elections to the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi will be held on May 12.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 14:10 IST