INLD and BSP join hands in Haryana

first_imgThe Indian National Lok Dal and Bahujan Samaj Party announced an electoral alliance on Wednesday for the Lok Sabha and State Assembly polls due next year.INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala and BSP leader Meghraj Singh, at a joint press conference, said they are laying the foundation of a “third front” in the country to prevent the BJP and Congress from winning.Broad contours “We have agreed upon the broad contours and decided to project Ms. Mayawati, the BSP supremo, as the prime ministerial candidate. Both parties agreed that the country needs to be rid of both the BJP and the Congress,” said Mr. Chautala.“The foundation has been laid for a third front in the country,” he added.The issue of seat-sharing for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls has been left open for the moment; both parties will settle it when the time comes, said Mr. Singh. “BSP will lend its wholehearted support to the ‘Jail Bharo’ agitation of the INLD that is slated to begin on May 1,” he added.last_img

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