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Delhi: Punjab BJP leaders meet PM Modi over assembly polls, farmers' protest

Punjab is slated to go to the Assembly polls in 2022. In 2017 Assembly polls, Congress had won an absolute majority in the state by winning 77 seats and ousted the SAD-BJP government after 10 years.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: November 14, 2021 12:23 IST
Punjab BJP leaders meet PM Modi in Delhi
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Delhi: Punjab BJP leaders meet PM Modi over assembly polls, farmers' protest

Ahead of the 2022 assembly polls, Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Sunday. Many important issues like farmers' protests, upcoming assembly polls and Kartarpur Corridor were discussed in the meeting, party sources said. 

According to sources, BJP Punjab President Ashwani Kumar Sharma, National General Secretary Tarun Chugh and National Executive member Harjeet Singh Grewal attend the meeting.

Earlier on November 7, Ashwani Sharma said that the party will contest all 117 seats in Punjab in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Punjab is slated to go to the Assembly polls in 2022.

In 2017 Assembly polls, Congress had won an absolute majority in the state by winning 77 seats and ousted the SAD-BJP government after 10 years.

Aam Aadmi Party emerged as the second-largest party winning 20 seats in 117-member Punjab Legislative Assembly. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) could only manage to win 15 seats while the BJP secured 3 seats. 

(With inputs from ANI)

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