Reacting to the statement of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, the BSP Chief Mayawati said, "Rahul Gandhi's allegations of BSP being afraid of BJP and that they asked us about the alliance and offered CM post to me and that I didn't respond is outrightly fallacious". The statement came after Gandhi's allegations that BSP denied alliance for 2022 UP polls. Mayawati further said Congress needs to worry about itself.
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Ahead of the Punjab elections, BSP chief Mayawati will start her election campaign on February 8. The party President Jasvir Singh Garhi said, the BSP chief will address a rally at Nawanshahr. "The BSP-SAD alliance would free, Punjab from the mis-rule of the Congress Party," Garhi said. Meanwhile, Mayawati will not contest the UP elections and help others to win the polls. Notably, Punjab elections are scheduled for February 20.… read-more
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on January 22, released its first list of 51 MLA Candidates, contesting the UP Assembly polls. BSP President Mayawati announced the list for the second phase of election on February 14. During the release, Mayawati said, "Har polling booth ko jitana hai, BSP ko satta me lana hai". She further said, the Party will release the remaining four names contesting the second phase election, soon.
BSP Chief Mayawati will not contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, said BSP General Secretary SC Misra on January 11. "BSP President will not contest polls and help party candidates win," said Misra. Notably, Mayawati is neither MP, nor MLA in Uttar Pradesh. While Mayawati will not contest the election, her party, the BSP will contest all 403 seats. Furthermore, the UP Assembly elections are starting from February 10.
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The Mayawati led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced to stay away from the Constitution Day Celebration, on November 26. The BSP President lashed out the Central Government and asked to mull if they are following the Indian Constitution, which has not reached to the minorities, the SCs and STs. Mayawati said, the Centre does not have "Moral right to celebrate the Constitution Day" and should apologize to the citizens.
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BSP Chief Mayawati clarified on June 27 that the party will fight UP & Uttarakhand elections alone, not with AIMIM. She further stated, Shiromani Akali Dal to be their sole associate in the state assembly elections. The parties have made an agreement of sharing seats of 117 members in the Punjab assembly with BSP contesting 20, SAD with 97 seats. However, BSP's vote share has declined steadily since … read-more
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After the BSP Chief Mayawati expelled Nine MLAs, SP Head Akhilesh Yadav met them on June 15 and is expected to shift their party. However, they say "We do not have a problem with Mayawati. We have a problem with deputy Satish Mishra." Besides, this may affect the political equations of Uttar Pradesh elections. Earlier, in 2017 elections, BSP won 19 seats and lost one in by-elections.
Twitteratis have made #ArrestRandeepHooda a trend after a video of the actor allegedly cracking jokes on former UP CM Mayawati went viral. As the video spread, Hooda was accused of being 'sexist and casteist'. A Twitter user accused the actor of insulting "a dalit woman, who has been voice of the oppressed". While netizens are demanding an apology, Hooda is yet to respond on the matter.
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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on March 15 revealed her plans to venture a solo stint for the West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry Assembly elections. Citing the party's unpleasant past experiences with coalitions, the former UP CM affirmed that the BSP's poll performance would be commendable in the upcoming elections. Although Mayawati remained mum over the Assam polls, she informed the party would contest all 403… read-more
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Standing on her principles, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on January 15 announced the party's decision to contest without coalition in the Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh elections. The announcement came on the occasion of her 65th birthday, where she has expressed her confidence of recreating victory from 2007. Moreover, she has assured of offering free vaccines to people of Uttar Pradesh, if she wins the upcoming state assembly… read-more
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