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Cong dismisses reports of tie-up with AAP in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today rejected outright any tie-up with the Party (AAP) in Punjab, and termed it as rumours and "a work of fiction".

and AICC in-charge of affairs of the party said such "baseless rumours" deserved no attention.

"We completely reject the of and AAP alliance in Punjab, which is a work of fiction and is purely a rumour being advanced by people with vested interests, especially in the wake of Shahkot debacle with the agenda of trying to remain relevant!," Jakhar said.

Echoing his views, Kumari said, "As Incharge Affairs, I completely uphold Ji's views on the conjectures of Congress and AAP alliance in Punjab! These baseless rumours merit no attention."

Earlier, the had rejected any tie-up with the AAP in the national capital, where the Congress drew a blank and the AAP formed government with an absolute majority in the 2015 assembly elections.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:10 IST