New Delhi: Putting all speculations to rest, the Congress on Sunday said it was not in talks with the AAP or any other party for alliance in Haryana and Punjab, and will soon declare its candidates for the two states.Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the party is yet to reach a decision on stitching an alliance with the AAP in the national capital.
On Saturday, an AAP leader said the party will firm up an alliance with the Congress in Delhi only if Rahul Gandhi’s party agrees to fight the Lok Sabha polls jointly in Haryana and Chandigarh too.
“There’s no talk on alliance with any party, including the AAP, either in Haryana or in Punjab. We are soon going to declare our candidates (for the two states),” Mr Surjewala told mediapersons.
“The party is yet to reach a decision on forging an alliance with the AAP in Delhi,” he added.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi had on Saturday discussed the issue again with his party leaders from the city.
Delhi Congress president and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, AICC general secretary and in-charge of the party’s national capital unit P.C. Chacko and some other senior leaders were present at the meeting held in Mr Gandhi’s residence....