Sanjay Singh, Pawar meet over possible alliance

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New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh and NCP leader Sharad Pawar met at the latter’s residence here on Tuesday amid speculation that the Congress and AAP could still come together in Delhi to fight the Lok Sabha eletions.

Probed by journalists, Singh, a confidant of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, said the meeting was held to discuss how anti-BJP parties should stand together over certain issues despite having difference.

Refusing to go into details, he said it was the time to save the nation. “We all can save our parties later.”

Asked about an alliance with the Congress in Delhi, Singh said: “The alliance question is hypothetical. Talks do not take place on ifs and buts. We have introduced our candidates who are working hard on the ground. We are also working to win all the seven seats.”

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The Congress is known to be divided over allying with the AAP in the Lok Sabha polls. While former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit is bitterly opposed to any relationship with the AAP, a section of the Congress wants a tie-up with the AAP.

–IANS

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