Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal to Contest Poll Together in Punjab, Says Amit Shah
Amit Shah with Sukhbir Singh Badal. (Photo Credits: Amit Shah | Twitter)

New Delhi, February 28: BJP president Amit Shah Thursday announced that his party and its old ally the Akali Dal will fight the Lok Sabha poll together and contest on the same number of seats in Punjab as in the 2014 general elections. The SAD will fight on 10 and the BJP on three seats, he said.

"SAD-BJP alliance with fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections together. Their seats will remain the same as they were in 2014. SAD will contest on 10 seats and the BJP on three," Shah tweeted. Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Shiv Sena, BJP Seal Alliance, Sena to Contest on 23 and BJP on 25 Seats in Maharashtra.

He made the announcement after a meeting with Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal.