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UP Election Result: Mayawati Opens Up On BSP’s Poll Debacle, Blames SP & Media For Poor Show

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New Delhi: A day after the outcomes to the Uttar Pradesh meeting elections had been declared, Bahujan Samaj Celebration (BSP) supremo Mayawati went on to elucidate the explanation behind the social gathering’s ballot debacle.

The BSP chief blamed the ‘aggressive propaganda’ of the media and political rival Samajwadi Celebration (SP) for main the anti-BJP voters into considering that her social gathering was the ‘B workforce of BJP’, thereby, driving away the Muslim voters. She additionally stated that the concern of a ‘Jungle Raj’ if SP got here to energy made a lot of her supporters shift to BJP.

Getting just one seat in Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, as quoted by information company PTI, stated, “This resolution by the Muslims harmed the BSP as a result of the social gathering’s supporters among the many higher castes, backwards and different communities had been made to concern that the ‘jungle raj’ will return to UP once more if the Samajwadi Celebration is elected to energy. That’s the reason these communities went to the BJP.”

Asserting that the BSP’s combat towards the BJP was not simply political however ideological too, Mayawati stated that there have been rumours that her social gathering was not contesting elections as strongly because the SP, that drove away the anti-BJP votes.


Mayawati additionally stated that the Muslim neighborhood has made a ‘mistake’ by trusting the SP as an alternative of the ‘time-tested’ BSP.

Notably, BSP had contested all of the 403 seats by itself and managed to win only one – Rasra in Maharajganj.

“Had there been a triangular contest in Uttar Pradesh then the outcomes would have been as per the expectations of BSP. Then BJP might have been stopped from coming to energy. In all, the Muslim neighborhood was with BSP however its vote went to SP,” Mayawati stated.

Nonetheless, the BSP supremo known as on the social gathering employees and leaders to not get demoralised by the ballot consequence and pressured the necessity to take the social gathering ahead.

The Mayawati-led social gathering had fielded 97 Muslim candidates within the Uttar Pradesh elections whereas the Samajwadi Celebration had fielded 64 candidates from the minority neighborhood.

All of the 36 profitable Muslim candidates are from the Akhilesh Yadav-led social gathering and along with jailed Azam Khan, his son Abdullah Azam and Nahid Hasan from Kairana additionally received on SP tickets.


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