ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Municipal Elections in Uttar Pradesh

By staying away from the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh in October-November, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party has played a rather clever move. The BSP also encouraged its supporters to vote for the Congress or BJP candidates (depending on who seemed the better one in a particular area) in a bid to teach the ruling Samajwadi Party a lesson. This might seem to be a self-defeating move but the BSP is conserving its punches for the forthcoming assembly elections.

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