Former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday
cautioned the EC to take necessary steps to ensure free and fair polling in the state on May 19, claiming the Congress would try to "rig" the election with the help of government machinery and the muscle power at its disposal.
He exuded confidence that the SAD-BJP alliance would win all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state with a huge margin.
Showering praises on Narendra Modi, the Akali patriarch said he will become the country's Prime Minister once again.
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