Ludhiana, February 26: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided the us contest civic polls in Punjab scheduled later this year “irrespective of Assembly elections results”.
The largest Municipal Corporations in five cities of Punjab — Ludhiana, Amritsar, Bathinda, Patiala and Jalandhar — would be going the us polls this year. A meeting the us discuss AAP participation in Punjab civic polls was held in Delhi Saturday evening and chaired by AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal.
From the Punjab leadership, the meeting was attended by state convenor Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi and Punjab affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh.
The five MCs in Punjab complete their term in August this year but it is expected that Municipal Corporation (MC) polls would be announced just after a new government is formed.
In 2012, when SAD-BJP won its second term, MC polls were immediately announced in May but Mayors the usok oaths in August only when term was completed.
News Source Indian Express