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Mayawati Mayawati

Kumari Mayawati, also known as Mayawati, is a renowned Indian politician who has been serving the nation in this field for over a decade. 65-year-old, Mayawati is the national president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Mayawati is considered as an icon among the Dalits and is popularly hailed as “Behenji” or sister. Mayawati has been an important member of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) since its inception in 1984 and is now serving as the president of the party. She created history by becoming the first-ever female Scheduled Caste member to become the Chief Minister of an Indian state. Mayawati has served four separate terms as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in the year 1995, 1997, 2002-2003, and 2007-2012 . Mayawati's rise from humble beginnings has been called a "miracle of democracy" by former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao. Mayawati was born on January 15, 1956 in Delhi. Her father Prabhu Das was a postal employee at Badalpur in Gautam Buddha Nagar. Her mother's name was Ram Rati. In 1975, Mayawati completed her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Kalindi Women’s College, in Delhi. She earned a B.Ed. from VMLG College, Ghaziabad in 1976. Thereafter, Mayawati did her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Delhi University in 1983. The Bahujan Samaj Party will fight the 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh alone. Mayawati had stated that BSP will win the election with absolute majority just like they did in the 2007 assembly polls. In Punjab, the BSP will be contesting the polls with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) i.e., former ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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We will introspect poll results, move forward and come back to power: Mayawati

Elections | Mar 11, 2022, 11:46 AM IST

UP election results are opposed to BSP's expectations. We should not be discouraged by it. Instead we should learn form it, introspect and carry forward our party movement, and come back to power, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said.

UP Election 2022: People of Varanasi share their opinion on Mayawati | Public Opinion | EP. 374

News | Mar 06, 2022, 01:40 PM IST

Amid the ongoing election in UP, all are eager to know the mood of the public of the state. India TV reached the assembly seat of Varanasi to know their opinion on BSP Supremo Mayawati. Watch this episode of Ye Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai.

Mayawati won't be contesting in UP polls, reveals BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra

News | Jan 11, 2022, 01:40 PM IST

Ahead of UP polls, while all parties, including BJP and SP are preparing well, BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra has revealed that Mayawati would not be contesting in the upcoming polls.

SAD-BSP alliance will secure comfortable majority in Punjab: BSP Chief Mayawati

News | Dec 14, 2021, 09:27 PM IST

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati congratulated the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on completing 100 years and hoped that in the 2022 Punjab Assembly polls, the SAD-BSP alliance will secure a comfortable majority and form the government.

Inaugurations and laying foundation stones wouldn't help you, says BSP Supremo Mayawati

Elections | Dec 14, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

Ahead of the UP elections next year, BSP Supremo has slammed the BJP, taking into account the recent foundation laying ceremonies and inaugurations in the state. In her statement, she said that such stunts aren't going to help the ruling party.

Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar: 'Disowned' by Mayawati, 'embraced' by Owaisi! AIMIM offers poll ticket to Mukhtar Ansari

News | Sep 10, 2021, 09:08 PM IST

AIMIM has offered a poll ticket to gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari after Mayawati announced to change candidate from Mau Assembly seat.

Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar | What is Mayawati's agenda behind sidelining Mukhtar Ansari?

Elections | Sep 10, 2021, 12:48 PM IST

Mukhtar Ansari has been completely sidelined by BSP supremo Mayawati, who has instead given ticket to Bhim Rajbhar in his place. What is her agenda for UP polls?

Mayawati sidelines Mukhtar Ansari, gives ticket to Bhim Rajbhar

News | Sep 10, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

A big decision comes from BSP Supremo Mayawati against mafia don Mukhtar Ansari. BSP has chosen Bhim Rajbhar in his place and given him the ticket for UP polls 2022.

Mayawati takes a swipe at BJP, says - All parties united to defeat BSP

News | Sep 04, 2021, 03:20 PM IST

Mayawati, while addressing a press conference took a sharp jibe at BJP. According to her, BJP is imitating her election strategy. She also said that all parties have united to defeat BSP.

OMG: Who will be the 'Sultan' of Uttar Pradesh?

Oh My God | Jul 19, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

As the Uttar Pradesh 2022 Legislative Assembly elections comes knocking, all parties gearing up for the polls. but the big question is who will be the 'Sultan' of Uttar Pradesh?

Special News | BSP to launch campaign from Ayodhya on July 23 to connect with Brahmins

News | Jul 18, 2021, 04:20 PM IST

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday announced the launch of a BSP campaign from Ayodhya on July 23 to connect with the 'upper-caste' Brahmins ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. Mayawati said she hopes the community will not vote for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) next year, saying that their interests are safe under the BSP rule only.

Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar | Action when Polls around?: Mayawati on UP Al Qaeda terrorists arrests

News | Jul 15, 2021, 07:39 PM IST

BSP chief Mayawati said that terrorists being nabbed just before polls raises doubts. Mayawati said that UP govt should not such things just for polls. And if this is true, then what is the state police doing, Mayawati said referring to the arrest of two terrorists.

Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar | Mayawati hits out at Congress, says 'C' stands for cunning

News | Jul 04, 2021, 10:07 PM IST

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday hit out at the Congress for accusing her party of having a tacit understanding with the BJP, saying the 'C' in its name stands for "cunning". Reacting to her remarks, UP Congress spokesperson Ashok Singh said every voter in Uttar Pradesh is saying that the BSP is the spokesperson of the BJP and Mayawati should "accept this truth".

Abki Bar Kiski Sarkar: AIMIM announces alliance with OP Rajbhar, no tie-up with BSP in UP

Politics | Jun 28, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi broke his silence on his party tie-up with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). He said that there is no tie-up of AIMIM with BSP. Owaisi added that his party has joined hands with OP Rajbhar for the upcoming polls in UP. "AIMIM is not tie-up with anyone and yet only standing with OP Rajbhar. We also announced to contest on 100 seats of Uttar Pradesh in upcoming elections. We already started receiving applications for election contest and promoting our party. Our any party leader didn't talked with any other party leaders," he said.

Abki Baar Kiski Sarakar | BSP to fight UP, Uttarakhand polls alone: Mayawati

News | Jun 27, 2021, 09:29 PM IST

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday said the party will fight state assembly elections alone in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Mayawati's statement came against reports of AIMIM and BSP fighting the assembly elections together in Uttar Pradesh.

BSP will Fight alone in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand state polls says Mayawati

News | Jun 27, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

The Bahujan Samaj Party will go solo in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand state polls, to be held early next year, party chief Mayawati tweeted this morning, refuting media reports that plans are afoot to tie up with Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in the state.

Who will be the biggest rival of Yogi Adityanath in UP Polls 2022?

Politics | Jun 15, 2021, 07:51 PM IST

The BJP has kick-started preparations for the election cycle in 2022, when several Assembly elections, including in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and later in the year in Gujarat are to take place. The opposition are trying to corner Yogi on every point. It will now be very interesting to see who turns out to be the biggest rival of Yogi Adityanath in UP Polls 2022.

Special News | BSP MLAs meet Akhilesh Yadav ahead of UP Polls

News | Jun 15, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

Nine MLAs of Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) met with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav this morning amid reports that they are on the verge of crossing over to the rival party in a shake-up bound to impact political equations ahead of the Uttar Pradesh election next year.

Mayawati pays tribute to BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary

News | Apr 14, 2021, 01:20 PM IST

On the occasion of 130th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati remembered his legacy and said that party cadre is holding low key celebrations for Babasaheb's anniversary due to COVID pandemic.

BSP chief Mayawati comes out in support of farmers, urge govt to roll back the farm laws

News | Mar 15, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

BSP chief Mayawati on Monday comes out in support of farmers. She said that the farm laws are not beneficial for the farmers and urge government to roll it back.

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