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Kejriwal Did Not Offer 7 Seats to Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

The viral clip has been shared on BJYM Chandigarh’s Facebook page, along with others.

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In a video clip, Arvind Kejriwal is seen offering all seven seats to Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, has gone viral.
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A video clip showing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offering all seven seats to Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to defeat Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah has gone viral.

The 13-second video shows Kejriwal saying, “I am willing to do anything to defeat (Narendra) Modi and (Amit) Shah. If I thought Congress will win, I would have given them all the seven seats”.

The clip has been shared on BJYM Chandigarh’s Facebook page, along with others like ‘Narendra Modi - True Indian’, ‘Bengalis for BJP’ and ‘I Support Arnab Goswami’.

Kejriwal Did Not Offer 7 Seats to Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls
Kejriwal Did Not Offer 7 Seats to Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls
Kejriwal Did Not Offer 7 Seats to Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls
Kejriwal Did Not Offer 7 Seats to Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls
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The viral video has been edited and shows only one portion of a longer speech where the Delhi chief minister spoke on his doubts about Congress’ chances to win even a single seat in Delhi. In fact, he goes on to say that neither Narendra Modi nor Rahul Gandhi would become the prime minister in 2019.

Although the full video could not be found at the Aam Aadmi Party’s page, it was found on another YouTube page.

Contrary to the claims (as shown) in the viral video clip, Kejriwal said Congress does not have a chance to win in Delhi, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana. He said it will, in fact, be the state parties that have the capability to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party.

He said, he would offer support to whoever becomes the PM, except Modi-Shah duo, and the only aim of the upcoming general elections should be to remove them from power. Picking a PM candidate should not be the focus, he added.

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