This was followed by the local bodies polls in which AAP again put up a dismal show. Read | Shahkot byelection: SAD likely to announce its candidate todaySpeaking to The Indian Express, the state co-president of the party, Aman Arora, said the party would contesting the election. “While there has not been any formal discussions held within the party regarding the Shahkot bypoll yet, but as of now, yes we will contest. However, in Shahkot, in Jalandhar district, AAP had put up a strong performance against the candidates of SAD as well as Congress. A senior AAP leader, who did not wish to be named, said the party needs to do some “careful thinking” before taking a decision on contesting the Shahkot by-election.
Source: Indian Express February 13, 2018 02:03 UTC