While Priyanka Gandhi attempts to help Congress regain power in UP with the help of Bhim Army chief, Mayawati is clearly upset that the game played with Dalit vote bank may be going against her
Lucknow: Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati had raised her fist in anger over Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s visit to Ravidas Mandir in Varanasi on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the influential Dalit saint last week.
Mayawati alleged that the Congress and BJP are using the name of the great Dalit saint for their political gains and agenda despite doing nothing for the backward class.
Lucknow, Sep 17: As the opposition in Uttar Pradesh tries to stitch up an anti-BJP front, the Bahujan Samaj Party has laid down just one condition. The BSP chief, Mayawati said that the alliance would be possible in 2019 only if her party gets a respectable number of seats to contest the polls.
New Delhi, Sep 16: The arrest of Hizbul Mujahideen operative, Qamer ur Zaman only shows that the outfit never lost sight of Uttar Pradesh. The outfit which is strong in Jammu and Kashmir has for long being spreading its tentacles outside the state.
Lucknow, July 23: The BJP is already in poll mode and is leaving no stone unturned to win the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. In 2014, Uttar Pradesh which gave the BJP a massive mandate turned out to be its gateway to the Indian Parliament.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrived at his home town of Gorakhpur amidst chants of Yogi, Yogi on Saturday. A huge crowd had gathered to receive Adityanath who took over as CM of Uttar Pradesh exactly a week back.
The town painted a saffron look as the CM along with his motorcade made its landing in Gorakhpur. People were heard chanting Yogi, Yogi, and Yogi Adityanath Zindabad (long live Yogi).
The elevation of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh took many by surprise. There were a lot of factors that went into Yogi being appointed as the CM.
The vote share of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded assembly elections was 40 per cent whereas the Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Congress together got a 52 per cent vote share.
New Delhi, March 17: The BJP’s national president, Amit Shah handed over the responsibility of chosing the next Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister to Keshav Prasad Maurya who is the party’s chief in the state.
The name of the UP CM will be revealed at a meeting of the party at Lucknow on Saturday at 5 pm.
It was a campaign that never took off. The BSP was hoping to make a difference in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. However the party ended up with just 18 seats. Even the exit polls predicted that the BSP was heading for a big loss.
There was never any momentum and despite having the first mover advantage as she chose candidates first, the BSP failed to make any mark.