Seat Sharing Will Be Settled Soon: Congress

The Asian Age With Agency Inputs

India, All India

Incidently, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has not joined Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, currently in Uttar Pradesh

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’, in Amethi, Monday, Feb. 19, 2024. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday said seat-sharing talks with other parties of the I.N.D.I.A. bloc are on and things will be finalised at any point of time. “We are on the process. Our alliance team is there and Congress president has appointed a team of leaders for alliance,” Congress general K.C. Venugopal said, adding that day after day, they are discussing with everybody.

“The discussion is going on. It will be finalised at any point of time. Wait for some time,” he told reporters at the party headquarters here.

Amid talk that the Samajwadi Party (SP) is offering around 17 Lok Sabha seats to the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, he said, “We are in great hope, there will be a solution.”

Sources said discussions between leaders of the Congress and the SP are on and the last round was held last night. The SP had on Monday declared 11 more candidates from Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming general elections, including don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s brother and BSP MP Afzal Ansari.

Incidently, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has not joined Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, currently in Uttar Pradesh, and has he would join it only after seat sharing is finalised.

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