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Tuesday, Date: Apr 23, 2024 Time: 3:42 pm


Chandigarh: Days after it announced to go solo in the upcoming civic body polls in Haryana, the BJP, in a U-turn had now, announced that it will contest the election jointly with the Jannayak Janta Party its alliance partner in the ruling coalition.
The announcement came two days after JJP announced its support to Kartikeya Sharma, an Independent candidate who filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha election from the state sending panic waves in the Opposition Congress.
State BJP chief Om Prakash Dhankar, in a joint press conference with JJP’s Digvijay Chautala, announced that the two parties will soon release fresh list of candidates for the civic body polls.
“ JJP will contest the polls in four councils, and BJP shall contest in the remaining 14 as per our alliance’s seat sharing arrangement. The JJP will contest Tohana, Narwana, Mandi Dabwali and Nuh,” said Dhankar.
Earlier, on May 28, BJP had announced that it will go solo in the civic elections scheduled on June 19.
“The BJP state executive has decided to contest the civic body polls alone in place of an alliance. In all municipal corporations, we will contest the election on party symbol,” Dhankar had said.
AAP had also announced to contest civic body polls on the party symbol.

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