BJP all set to sever its ties with INLD in Haryana

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New Delhi, Aug 24(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to sever its ties with the Om Praksh Chautala led Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in Haryana on Monday.

According to sources, the BJP Haryana Unit President Krishan Pal Gurjar is expected to make a formal announcement on the issue.

Both parties are said to be at loggerheads over seat sharing for the up coming assembly elections.

The BJP is demanding 45 out of 90 Assembly seats and there has been no agreement so far.

The BJP Haryana unit was strongly opposed to an alliance with the INLD during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, but the party's central leadership did not heed to them.The alliance failed get even a single seat in the state.

BJP National General Secretary, Vijay Goel said: "Party workers in Haryana are not happy with the alliance with Om Prakash Chautala's INLD. In the wake of the poor performance of this alliance in the Lok Sabha elections there should be a rethink on the tie-up."

Earlier, the BJP, INLD alliance swept the 1999 State Assembly polls and ruled the state for five years. (ANI)

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