CHANDIGARH: Locking a poll tie-up formally the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has given five seats to the Lok Insaaf Party of the Bains brothers, who have stronghold in Ludhiana.
Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjit Singh Bains and AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Gurpreet Ghuggi jointly announced this at the press conference.
Talking about the alliance, Simarjit said he had respect for former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu, with whom they had floated the forum, Awaaz-e-Punjab.
Talking about the two main parties in the state, Simarjit said the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal were two sides of the same coin, and people had hope only from the AAP.
Talking about the Satluj-Yamuna Link canal issue, Sanjay Singh said the AAP was with Punjab on this and believed that Punjab had no extra water to give others.
Simarjit said that even after the AAP, which had its government in Delhi, they were of the view that Punjab should recover cost of sharing waters with Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi.