Doors open till last moment for pact with SP: Congress

March 9th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI  

Gorakhpur, Mar 9 (ANI): Congress General Secretary and UP in-charge Digvijay Singh on Monday said it would wait till the last moment for an amicable seat sharing arrangement with the Samajwadi party in Uttar Pradesh.

His statement came a day after the SP virtually ended the possibility of an alliance with the Congress.

Congress will wait till the last moment for an alliance with the SP. Yet, we will think on how many seats we can allot SP like they have decided to leave us six, Digvijay Singh said.

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday announced candidates for 74 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, which had pulled the plug on any alliance with the Congress.

Digvijay Singh, However, said that his party would again seek the SPs support to check the division of votes during the general elections.

He also thanked Mulayam Singh for his support during the trust vote last year, when the Left withdrew its support on the nuclear deal issue. (ANI)

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