Bangalore, Apr 5 (UNI) Karnataka unit of Samajwadi Party (SP) President and former Chief Minister S Bangarappa today said that his party was open for alliance with like-minded parties barring the Congress, BJP and BSP in the state.
Talking to newspersons here, he said ''we are ready to strike alliance with like-minded parties including JD(S) but will not force any one in this regard''. The party would field candidates in all the 224 Assembly segments in the upcoming elections, he added.
Replying to a question, he said there was no dearth for demand for tickets and already 1,000 applications had been received from aspirants.
UNI MSP GKT LS RK2058