BJP to contest in 65 seats in Punjab as final list out; Amarinder's outfit to field candidates in 37 constituencies
The BJP-led coalition for the Punjab elections announced its final list on Monday. Party president J P Nadda with BJP getting the maximum number of seats.
BJP chief JP Nadda announced the seat sharing agreement between his party and its allies for the February 20 state polls.
As a practice, MoSs are never invited to Cabinet meetings and hardly get a chance to meet the PM unless they are specially called.
The BJP led alliance is pushing ahead with the election preparations amid indications that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the poll campaign in Punjab in January.
Both Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and AAP Punjab president and MP Bhagwant Mann have launched a scathing attack on the BJP.
BJP finds new allies in Amarinder, Dhindsa to promote divisive discourse in Punjab: CM Charanjit Singh Channi
Charanjit Singh Channi said the SAD earlier functioned as the vehicle of the BJP to facilitate its parent organisation RSS to spread its wings in Punjab.
Amit Shah asserted that the BJP will form once again form the government in Uttar Pradesh with a comfortable majority.
SAD had on Saturday quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the farm bills issue, the third major party to walk out of the BJP-led coalition in the last couple of years.