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Alliance has done well in Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh after meeting Amit Shah

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 March 2022, 16:40 IST
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Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh met Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital while displaying confidence that the BJP led alliance will do well in the state Assembly elections.

Talking to the media, Former Punjab Chief Minister, when asked about the prospects of his alliance in the polls, said, "I am not a Pundit. I am not somebody who can predict. My party has done well. The BJP has done well. Let us see what happens."

Furthermore, AmarinderSingh said that his meeting with the Home Minister was to discuss Punjab in general and had nothing to do with the elections.

"Results are not declared yet. I had a general discussion with Home Minister. There'll be a detailed discussion after the results," Singh said.

In the meantime, the BJP national president J P Nadda convened a meeting with the BJP's national general secretaries to review the party's prospects in the five states - Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa and Manipur.

Punjab saw a multi-cornered contest with Congress, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance, and the coalition of Bharatiya Janata Party-former chief minister Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress party as key players.

The result of polls in five states, which includes Punjab, are to be declared on 10th March.

(With ANI inputs)

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First published: 7 March 2022, 16:40 IST