New Delhi: Today is the birthday of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati amidst the ongoing political turmoil regarding the assembly elections. BSP has announced to celebrate his birthday as ‘Jan Kalyankari Diwas’. It is being told that on the occasion of her birthday, Mayawati will address the people of the state by holding a press conference today.
According to information received from sources, during her press conference, Mayawati will also release her first list of candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Let us tell you that this time BSP has announced to contest the elections on its own without any alliance.
It is being told that BSP supremo Mayawati has almost completed the selection of candidates for the assembly elections. The BSP will first announce its candidates for the elections to be held in the first phase. By the way, assembly in-charges have been declared in most of the seats. It is said that this in-charge would later be the BSP candidate.
On Monday, a meeting of senior party leaders was held at Mayawati’s house. In this it was decided that the first list of candidates would be released on January 15, his birthday. Earlier on Sunday, he had taken a meeting of in-charges of 403 assembly seats.
Let us tell you that this time the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections are being held in 7 phases. The first phase of polling is February 10, the second phase of polling is February 14th, the third phase of polling is February 20th, the fourth phase of polling is 23rd February, the fifth phase of polling is 27th February, the sixth phase of polling is 3rd March and the 7th and final phase of the polls is 7th March. Will be
Significantly, the term of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly is ending in May 2022. Therefore, before this a new assembly will be formed in the state.
At present, there is a BJP government in the state under the leadership of Yogi Adityanath. In the 2017 assembly elections, the BJP got a lot of support from the people of UP. Out of 403 assembly seats in the state, BJP managed to win 325 seats. On the other hand, Samajwadi Party got 47, BSP 19 and Congress got 7 seats. While the other 5 candidates were successful in getting the victory.
2017 assembly election
Total Seats – 403
Congress – 7
first published:Jan. 15, 2022, 8:40 a.m.