Akali Dal sets up panel for Delhi polls seat-sharing



Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday formed a three-member committee to hold talks with the BJP for seat-sharing and campaign coordination in the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections.

The members of the committee are MPs Balwinder Singh Bhundur, Prem Singh Chandumajra and Naresh Gujral.

In a statement here, Sukhbir Badal said the committee would hold discussions with the Delhi BJP unit as well as its central leadership as per need to ensure smooth coordination between the alliance partners for the Delhi elections.

In the current assembly, the SAD has lone legislator Manjinder Singh Sirsa, elected in a bypoll.IANS