She said the people are feeling cheated as the central government has failed to fulfill its promises of bringing back black money stashed abroad and providing jobs, roads, electricity and water to people.
Each of the three has a relative in either the SP or the BJP, all recently joined.
The MLA, Rampal Yadav, was among the oldest members of the SP — until two weeks ago when CM Akhilesh Yadav expelled him for “illegal activities”.
Several sitting SP MLAs are also likely to be among the probable nominees, sources said. While BSP leaders confirmed the development, those from the ruling Samajwadi Party refused to rule out the possible defections.
The BSP chief said the Union HRD Ministry and the state government should work seriously to normalise the tension in Allahabad University as the two will be held responsible for any further disturbance.
Mayawati said BSP will contest the coming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab “alone” and “on its own”.
Talking to reporters in Delhi and in a subsequent party statement on the matter, Mayawati said BSP will contest the coming Assembly polls in UP, Uttarakhand and Punjab “alone” and “on its own”.
Pratap Singh Bajwa of the Congress raised the issue of corruption in transportation of foodgrain in Punjab, which evoked loud protests from Akali members.
The last UP Assembly election results displayed on the website are from 2007, when Mayawati received a majority.
Mayawati said prior to Modi, Congress leaders also used to term themselves as “Janata ka Sewak” and “Mukhya Sewak”.
Party working to secure Kushwaha-Maurya caste group.
She will, however, address one rally each in Tamil Nadu and Kerala next month.
The discovery and subsequent removal of the poster, led to BJP leaders lodging a protest and complaint with the police on Monday evening.
Addressing a huge gathering at Ambedkar Memorial here on his 125th birth anniversary, she alleged the BJP and the Congress are “using” the name of BR Ambedkar to get Dalit votes.
“When I come to power, I’ll not build memorials, because my work is over. Now I’ll focus only on development,” Mayawati said.