With Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-BJP alliance retaining power in Punjab, president Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of the party's newly-elected legislators on March 8.
The newly-elected MLAs of the party would meet at 10am in Chandigarh on March 8 while the party's core committee would meet at 6pm on the same day, SAD spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema said.
Bucking the anti-incumbency trend, the SAD (Badal) won 56 seats while its alliance partner BJP got 12 seats, taking the combine's tally to 68 in the 117-member assembly in the results declared on Tuesday.
The Congress, which was banking on anti-incumbency factor to ride to power, won only 46 seats, marginally higher than the 42 it got last time. Three others were won by independents.