BSP will contest general elections alone, says Mayawati

March 20th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Bahujan Samaj Party

Lucknow, Mar 20 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday said that her party would contest alone in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

In all the states we will contest the election on our own and we will not tie up with any other political party, Mayawati said on the sidelines of a press conference here.

She also informed that her party would start its nationwide poll campaign from Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

Earlier, she had released the list of candidates for 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

India will hold general elections between April 16 and May 13, in which 714 million people will cast their votes. (ANI)

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