AAP's PAC to discuss LS poll candidates

AAP's PAC to discuss LS poll candidates

The PAC is the party's highest decision-making body and is headed by AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party's highest decision-making body, the Political Affairs Committee, is scheduled to meet today (February 27).

A meeting of the AAP's apex decision-making body is scheduled to convene at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence around 4 PM to decide on Lok Sabha candidates for Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Gujarat.

The PAC is the party's highest decision-making body and is headed by AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

After much haggling and extensive weeks of negotiations, the AAP and the Congress finally broke the deadlock and announced a 4-3 seat-sharing deal for the capital ahead of the crucial general elections.

As part of the deal, AAP will contest 4 Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, while the Congress will field candidates in the remaining 3. The grand old party will also earmark seats in Haryana, Goa and Gujarat as part of the deal. to fight for the prized seat in Chandigarh.

Congress general secretary and MP Mukul Wasnik said at a joint press conference of top leaders of both parties in the capital on Saturday that his party will contest the Chandni Chowk, North East and North West seats in the Lok Sabha elections.

In Gujarat, Congress will contest 24 of the 26 Lok Sabha seats, leaving the remaining two seats in Bharuch and Bhavnagar to AAP.

In Haryana, Congress will contest for 8 out of 9 Lok Sabha seats, while AAP will contest for the single seat of Kurukshetra.

As part of the seat-sharing deal, the Congress will contest both the Lok Sabha seats in Goa as AAP did not register its victory in Goa.

The two parties also decided to enter a friendly fight and contest separately in Punjab, a state where AAP is the ruling party and Congress is in opposition.

As the Lok Sabha elections approach, political parties across the spectrum are stepping up their efforts to connect with voters.

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