Newly-elected SAD MLAs to meet on Mar 8

With the SAD-BJP alliance storming back to power in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of newly-elected legislators.

Last Updated: Mar 06, 2012, 23:17 PM IST

Chandigarh: With the SAD-BJP alliance
storming back to power in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal chief
Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of newly-elected
legislators on March eight which will be followed by a meeting
of the core committee of the party.

A joint meeting of the two allies, which notched up a
historic win in the state assembly election, will also be held
on the same day.

The newly-elected SAD MLAs will meet at 10 AM here,
party spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema said.

This will be followed by the party`s core committee
meeting at 6 PM, he said.

The joint meeting of the two allies will also be held
before the SAD`s core committee meeting, Cheema said
Bucking the anti-incumbency trend, the SAD-BJP combine
notched up a tally of 68 seats in the 117-member House.

PTI