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Tie-up between SAD (Taksali) and AAP unlikely

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

The possibility of a pre-poll alliance between the (Taksali) and the in for the forthcoming polls looks unlikely, with senior Taksali saying the party would contest the polls on its own.

The proposed meeting to discuss on the alliance was scheduled to be held between the leaders of the two parties here on Sunday but did not take place.

(Taksali) senior blamed the for this, claiming that the party was showing more inclination towards entering into a tie-up with the

He told reporters here that his party would contest the elections on its own strength.

In reply to a question, Sekhwan said the party will soon decide as to how many seats they would contest on.

leaders had earlier maintained that (Taksali) did not want to give up the Anandpur Sahib seat from where had already fielded its candidate.

Taksali Akalis (old guard), including Sekhwan, who had last year raised their voice against SAD's alleged deviation from its core principles, had floated a separate outfit in December.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 18:35 IST