Articles tagged under: BSP

SP – BSP announce seat share pact, both to contest equal number of LS seats in 2019

January 12, 2019

Lucknow: Once-arch rivals Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today announced agreement in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, sharing 38 seats each and keeping the Congress out of the alliance. They would not field candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. They also left two seats, out of 80, for smaller allies. Making the announcement at a joint press conference with SP president Akhil...Read More

BSP to contest all 182 seats in Gujarat assembly polls, Mayawati also warns of large scale conversion

September 23, 2017
BSP to contest all 182 seats in Gujarat assembly polls, Mayawati also warns of large scale conversion

Vadodara: BSP Supremo Mayawati today said that if the so called Manuvadi faction of Hindu religion did not mend its ways and stop ill-treating the lower castes, all the Schedule Caste and Schedule tribe people including her would also convert to other religion like Baba Saheb Ambedkar did. She also claimed that her party would contest all the 182 seats in this year's Assembly election in Gujarat and on winning it construct the memorial of Baba Saheb at his Sankalp Bhoomi Kamatibag...Read More

Mayavati to have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi in Vadodara, will address public meeting

September 20, 2017
Mayavati to have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi in Vadodara, will address public meeting

Vadodara: To mark the 100th anniversary of Sankalp Bhoomi, the leader of Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) Mayavati will be in Vadodara. She would have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi and later address a public meeting at Navlakhu ground for which BSP workers from across Gujarat will remain present. Ambedkar had worked in then Baroda State. On September 23, 1917 he sat under a tree in Kamatbaug and took pledge. Around 5 - 10 buses full of BSP workers from each district of Gujarat will attend the public...Read More

Mayavati was asking for money from Gujarat, I said that’s not possible: BSP’s Gujarat incharge in his resignation letter

April 30, 2017
Mayavati was asking for money from Gujarat, I said that’s not possible: BSP’s Gujarat incharge in his resignation letter

Ahmedabad: Gujarat incharge of Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) has resigned from his post alleging that party supremo Mayavati was asking him to collect money from Gujarat in exchange of party tickets. Munshilal Jayant who is incharge of BSP for Gujarat, Dardar and Nagar Haveli and Jharkhand made allegation that Mayavati was asking to collect money from Gujarat. Jayant said he told Mayavati that it's not possible to get money from Gujarat. Several other BSP leaders have in the past made same al...Read More

Mayavati using Dalit identity to hid corruption: BJP on Rs 104 crore deposit in BSP bank account

December 27, 2016
Mayavati using Dalit identity to hid corruption: BJP on Rs 104 crore deposit in BSP bank account

New Delhi: Launching a counter-attack against BSP supremo Mayawati, BJP today asked her if the huge amount of money deposited in her party's bank account was a money conversion exercise as it accused her of using her Dalit identity to hide "corruption". The BJP fielded Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to attack Mayawati after she called Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the party and its chief Amit Shah "anti-dalit", and hurled other charges at them. "Her allegations are baseless and we reject...Read More

ED detects huge deposits in BSP account

December 27, 2016
ED detects huge deposits in BSP account

New Delhi: The ED today detected cash deposits totalling over Rs.104 crore in an account belonging to the BSP and Rs 1.43 crore in an account belonging to party Supremo Mayawati's brother Anand in a branch of United Bank of India here, sources in the Enforcement Directorate said. Officials said the agency, Enforcement Directorate, as part of its routine survey and enquiry operations to check suspicious and huge cash deposits in banks, today visited the Karol Bagh branch of the UBI and f...Read More

Another BSP bigwig from Uttar Pradesh joins BJP

August 22, 2016

New Delhi: Two-term BSP MP Brajesh Pathak today joined BJP expressing faith in its "developmental" agenda for poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, a day after attending Mayawati's rally in Agra. Pathak joined the saffron organisation in the presence of its president Amit Shah and Union minister Mahesh Sharma and was described as a "pillar" in the Hardoi-Unnao region of the state. Assembly polls in UP are scheduled next year. Sharma said Pathak joining BJP will help the party consolidate Brahmin v...Read More

Mayawati, a ‘goddess of corruption’ not Dalits: Swami Prasad Maurya

August 10, 2016
Mayawati, a ‘goddess of corruption’ not Dalits: Swami Prasad Maurya

Lucknow: Sharpening his tirade against Mayawati, BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya today alleged that the BSP supremo was "goddess of corruption" who auctioned tickets for elections and not the goddess of Dalits. "The huge crowd which has assembled here is an indicator that BSP and its supremo are wallowing in the filth of political corruption," the former BSP leader said. Maurya was addressing BJP workers at the party office here, his first such interaction after he joined the saffron party ...Read More

BSP leader Swamy Prasad Maurya joins BJP

August 08, 2016
BSP leader Swamy Prasad Maurya joins BJP

New Delhi: BJP's aim to capture power in Uttar Pradesh today received a shot in the arm with Swami Prasad Maurya, an OBC leader in Uttar Pradesh who had recently quit BSP, joining it today. The four-time MLA joined the saffron party in presence of BJP President Amit Shah here and claimed that if he received ample support from the party's leadership, then it would come to power in the state with a strong majority. The assembly polls are due early next year. Maurya, who was the Leader of t...Read More

‘Belated’ trip of Mayawati politically motivated: Ramanlal Vora

August 04, 2016
‘Belated’ trip of Mayawati politically motivated: Ramanlal Vora

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Government today alleged that the 'belated' Gujarat visit of BSP supremo Mayawati to meet the Una incident victims was politically motivated and has been taken up keeping in mind the next year's assembly polls in the state. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramanlal Vora told newsmen here that the Una dalit flogging incident was painful and condemnable and many people visited Gujarat after it. 'But the such a late visit (of Mayawati) raises a big q...Read More

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