In 2014, out of the 14, the BJP had won 12, while its ally Apna Dal and the Samajwadi Party (SP) had won one seat each - Pratapgarh and Azamgarh, respectively. Out of the 14 seats, the BSP is contesting 11, while the SP is contesting 3 on behalf of the gathbandhan.
While the alliance hopes Singh will give a direct fight to Maneka, consolidating votes of both upper castes, especially Thakurs, and OBC, Dalit and Mulsim communities, Kamla’s entry has disturbed the equations.
For the BJP, campaigning peaked on Thursday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed three back-to-back rallies in Azamgarh, Jaunpur and Allahabad. The same day, party president Amit Shah made his presence felt at four other meetings.
Maneka said she had only stressed that while working she never gives any importance to caste and religion but feels bad when people say that they will not vote for her as they do not want to vote for "lotus".
Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that triple talaq verdict is a step forward towards gender justice and equality.”It’s a good “It’s a good judgement and it’s another step forward towards gender justice and gender equality. It’s good for women. We will see about the law which will be […]
IN A move that, if accepted, would require an amendment in all personal laws, the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has suggested that the mother should be made the natural guardian of the child instead of the father. The ministry made the recommendation as part of its submission before the expert committee set […]
Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday countered his Cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi’s charges that the Environment Ministry thrived in the killing of innocent animals and asserted that such decisions were taken keeping scientific facts in mind to help those affected by such animals. “I will not react on who said […]
New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on being asked about the Nirbhaya case said there should be a proper tweaking of the law to ensure that every person accused of sexual harassment is reported to the local police station. Moreover, she added that the media has zero tolerance for child abuse and streamlined efforts have been made by publishing a hand book and releasing a movie to educate children to differentiate between a good touch and a bad touch .On the development of women and children, she said her ministry is working on the refinement of Angadwadi schemes. Around 24 lakh women would be trained and receive incentives, including those who are working for 10 years, will be promoted .She stated that she has never heard of of women not being allowed in temples.