The SP, which initiated alliance with BSP in Lok Sabha bypolls and Rajya Sabha elections early this year, sources said, is yet to reach any conclusion over seat sharing with Congress.
Congress sources said the primary job is to bring together all opposition parties on “one platform” without “any confusion and disruption”. “What happens after that will depend on how different parties perform,” a senior leader said. The Congress feels that discussing a post-poll scenario could prove counter-productive and “divisive” for the opposition alliance, they pointed out.
BSP MLC Mehmood Ali, his elder brother and former MLC Haji Iqbal and latter’s sons Javed Iqbal were booked on April 4 on a complaint filed by a man named Rakesh Kumar Arora who alleged that the brothers grabbed his land and constructed a building on it.
Mayawati said she was forced to send the keys along with a letter through the post as estates officer Yogesh Kumar Shukla refused to receive them.
In another surprise turn of events, the Bahujan Samaj Party, after hectic zonal and district levels meetings this week, announced it will partner the SP in order to defeat the BJP, which is the need of the hour.
Mayawati’s term as MP from Rajya Sabha comes to an end in April 2018. The BSP chief cannot be reappointed to the Upper House on her own as her party suffered humiliating defeat in the recently held Uttar Pradesh Assembly election.
Najma and others also allegedly roughed up school authorities when they tried to intervene. She was apparently livid as the students had complained about her daughter having bunked class. The incident took place at Meerut Public School for Girls, police said.
BSP Punjab president Avtar Singh Karimpuri visited Vienna in Austria to pay tribute to Sant Ramananad of Dera Sach Khand Ballan, Jalandhar, who was killed in an attack at Vienna in 2009.
Making its intent of targeting the NRI populace clear, the party has taken to Facebook and WhatsApp.
For its Ghar Ghar Chalo campaign that begins on Tuesday, the BSP has formed 65 teams and around 15,000 big and small rallies as well as seminars would be conducted in the state under this campaign.
The Election Commission has announced by-elections on the two seats on May 16.
Party’s national general secretary, Rajya Sabha member Narinder Kashyup and state BSP president Avtar Singh Karimpuri had called in the party’s Jalandhar office.
The BSP is inciting the anti-social elements for spreading anarchy: Azam Khan.
Maurya said that Kishore’s charges have come after his son was denied party ticket.
“This is the first time since the formation of Jharkhand that we have won a seat here,” said a BSP leader.