Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not stand a chance to come back into power in the Lok Sabha elections 2019 and will be whitewashed in politically important Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
His comments came after a meeting with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati at her residence in Lucknow.
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"There is atmosphere today where they want to scrap Baba Saheb's constitution and implement 'Nagpur laws'... People welcome the step taken by Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav. BJP will be whitewashed in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. They will not win even one seat in UP. The SP-BSP alliance will win all seats," ANI quoted Tejashwi as saying.
On Saturday, Mayawati and Akhilesh, in a joint press conference, announced that their respective parties have formed an alliance in Uttar Pradesh to contest the upcoming general elections. Both the parties have decided to contest on 38 seats each. However, they also informed that they will not field their candidates against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli.
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Both the parties also kept two seats for the smaller players in the state.
Meanwhile, neglected Congress on Sunday announced that it will contest on all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh on its own in the upcoming national elections.
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