New Delhi, April 12: Ending the road for a possible alliance between Aam Aadmi Party and Congress in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Delhi Minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai made it clear that his party will contest in all the seven seats in Delhi and make sure Congress leaders lose their deposits. He even claimed that AAP's motto is to defeat Bharatiya Janata Party in the polls and has no rivalry with Congress.
Addressing a press conference in the national capital on Friday, Delhi Transport Minister said, "33 seat hai, 3 nahi. Modi aur BJP se desh ko mukt karana hai, 33 seats pe ladna padega. Punjab mein Congress BJP ko harane mein saksham hai, usse zyada mazboot Delhi mein AAP hai. 7 seats pe hum akele haraenge, Congress ki yahan zamanat jabt hogi har seat pe. (Its 33 seats, not 3. The country needs to get rid of Modi and BJP, so we will have to fight on 33 seats. Congress is able to defeat BJP in Punjab, and AAP is stronger in Delhi. We will contest in all 7 seats in Delhi. Congress leaders will lose their deposits in each seat)" Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AAP Releases Manoj Tiwari’s Report Card As MP.
Rai was commenting after Congress leader PC Chacko's statements, who claimed that AAP wanted to have an alliance in other states also which is not practical. He had said, "AAP wanted to have an alliance in other states also which is not practical. Every state is different; we will announce the seats tomorrow or day after tomorrow. If they are ready for an alliance in Delhi with Congress, we are ready even today."