India, April 30 -- After their attempts to forge an alliance in Delhi for the Lok Sabha polls failed, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress are vying for the support of the Muslim community, which plays a decisive role in three of the seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi. A split in this support base will benefit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), say political analysts.

While campaigning in Muslim-dominated areas, the two parties are asking people to choose "wisely". Muslims are a sizeable population in Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi and East Delhi parliamentary constituencies.

Trying to stage a comeback in Delhi, the Congress, which governed the city for 15 years till 2013, is reaching out to the community. But the Congres...