New Delhi: BJP top brass including Prime Minister Narendra Modi are in favour of seeking fresh mandate in Delhi, but not in immediate future.
With Aam Aadmi Party demanding that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung dissolve the Assembly, a section within BJP’s Delhi unit wants to go for fresh polls soon, but Mr Modi and some senior leaders including Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, it was learnt, are not in favour of going for fresh elections in the next couple of months. The issue was apparently discussed by the party top brass including Mr Modi.
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The PM, sources said, however, has indicated that he was against seeking support of any other party and suggested that the party should not be seen indulging in horse-trading to form government in Delhi. Sources disclosed that a section of central leadership is of the view that the party should wait till conditions are “more favourable”.