Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP have merged and let the Congress to be delighted as AAP is scraping rebellion within Punjab. Which party attained 24% quota of votes in Lok Sabha elections 2014 had to oust the legend leaders.
However, The congress has considered the Aam Aadmi Party as a runner but it does not seem that it would lead in the election.
Sunil Jakhar, Leader of opposition party, says,” It will be foolish to ignore a party which sent four out of 13 Lok Sabha MPs from the state. However, the way the party leadership is treating its elected members, has weakened the organisation. Its followers are confused .We will contest election with our strength and have come a long way and are equipped to deal with the opponent parties”