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Alliance on 33 LS seats or none: AAP on Cong's offer

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The is capable of defeating both the BJP and the in and an alliance is possible with the only when it will be done on 33 Lok Sabha seats, said leader Friday.

Earlier in the day, the announced that it will fight the Lok Sabha polls in alone, but maintained that it is still willing to have an alliance with the provided that the tie-up is restricted only to the national capital.

The AAP, in turn, wanted such an alliance to extend to and as well.

"We want alliance on all 33 seats with and not three seats in We are capable of defeating the BJP and on our own in Delhi. If an alliance has to be there, it has to be on 33 seats," Rai said.

Another leader said the party was even ready to make its in Haryana, but now it has moved ahead.

However, sources said there was still a slim chance of an alliance as the AAP might offer a 5:2 seat sharing formula in Delhi, where the party would contest from five seats and the Congress from two seats.

Congress' in-charge for Delhi P C Chacko said the Congress will go alone in Delhi since the AAP has taken an "impractical stand".

He, however, said, "We are still ready (for alliance) if the AAP is willing to have an alliance in Delhi alone. We want to fight the BJP together.

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

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 18:55 IST