Mayawati to address BSP rally in Bangalore on SundayDecember 22nd, 2007 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Dec.22 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will address a mammoth convention of her party workers at the Palace Grounds here on Sunday.
The convention, which commences at 11 a.m., will aim to strengthen the BSP’s base in Karnataka.
BSP buntings and hoardings have been put up across the city in anticipation of Mayawati’s visit, which will take place amidst tight security.
Bangalore Police have pulled out all stops to ensure elaborate security arrangements. State General Secretary Jigani Shankar was quoted as saying that the BSP would like to use Karnataka as its gateway to south India.
The BSP expects to eat into the votebank of the Congress, targetting the backward classes, the Dalits and the minorities. The party leadership in the state says that it is keeping its political options open in the run-up to Assembly elections in the state. (ANI)
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