Andhra Pradesh: BJP, Jana Sena announce coalition to emerge as ‘third alternative’

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jan 16, 2020, 05.48 PM(IST)

File photo: Pawan Kalyan Photograph:( ANI )

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The crucial announcement was made after a meeting in Vijayawada on Thursday.

Bharatiya Janata Party and actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party (JSP) announced a coalition on Thursday.

The crucial announcement was made after a meeting in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.

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The alliance is a major political development that will chalk out the future of the two parties in Andhra Pradesh.

''The two parties will form the government in Andhra Pradesh in 2024. We will work together for the welfare of the people and the state,'' Kalyan said.

Previously, BJP's JP Nadda had met Pawan Kalyan on January 13 in New Delhi.

The two parties have come together to defeat their common enemy YSR Congress in the state and emerge as a third alternative alter its proposal of shifting the state capital outside Amaravati.