Though various exit polls predicted that the Congress would not be able to form the government for the second time in a row, Punjab Congress leaders have insisted that their party would secure win.
For sustaining crop diversification and making it more rewarding, the alliance promised a dedicated annual budget of Rs 5,000 crore for agriculture.
The Punjab government has set up a two-member committee for a "thorough probe" into lapses during the PM's Wednesday trip to Punjab.
Union minister and the BJP's in-charge for Punjab Gajendra Singh Shekhawat welcomed them into the party and said their induction will further strengthen the organisation in the state.
The BJP wants to fight on all 117 seats in the state this time around. At present, it has only two MLAs in the Assembly.