NEW DELHI: Having stitched an alliance with the BSP for the 2022 Punjab meeting elections, the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is now working in the direction of broadening the coalition by roping in two Left events to tackle the ruling Congress, sources mentioned on Wednesday.
The SAD introduced its alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP) in June, months after it had severed its decade-old tie-up with the BJP over the Centre’s three contentious farm legal guidelines.
Sources within the SAD mentioned the celebration has held conferences with leaders of the CPI(M) and the CPI to kind a grand alliance.
When contacted, CPI(M) Punjab unit secretary Sukhwinder Singh Sekhon mentioned SAD leaders have met him however nothing has been finalised but.
There are some points which want additional discussions, thereafter a transparent image concerning the alliance could emerge, Sekhon mentioned.
The SAD and the CPI(M) had solid an alliance in 1967 and fashioned the primary non-Congress authorities in Punjab.
Communist veteran Harkishan Singh Surjeet had performed an instrumental function in formation of that authorities.
The SAD and the BSP have come collectively after a niche of 25 years.
They’d contested the 1996 Lok Sabha polls collectively and the alliance had gained 11 out of 13 seats in Punjab.
Within the final meeting elections in 2017, the SAD managed to win simply 15 seats within the 117-member Punjab Meeting, registering its worst efficiency.Sources within the SAD mentioned the celebration has held conferences with leaders of the CPI(M) and the CPI to kind a grand alliance.