UP polls: BSP chief Mayawati releases second list of 51 candidates, announces new slogan
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said, 'This time we have given the slogan ‘Har polling booth ko jitana hai, BSP ko satta mein lana hai’ (every polling booth has to be won, BSP has to be brought to power)'
Lucknow: BSP president Mayawati on Saturday released the second list of 51 candidates for constituencies going to polls in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election.
According to party sources, the candidates declared include 23 from the Muslim community and 10 from Scheduled Castes.
A total of 55 seats will go to polls in the second phase on 14 February.
The BSP list contains candidates for seats in Saharanpur, Bijnor, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Amroha, Badaun, Bareilly and Shahjahanpur districts.
उत्तर प्रदेश विधान सभा चुनावों के लिए बहुजन समाज पार्टी की तरफ से जारी की हुई उम्मीदवारों की दूसरी सूची इस प्रकार है pic.twitter.com/uZHGPkkDDn
— Bahujan Samaj Party (@bspindia) January 22, 2022
Mayawati also released a new slogan 'Har polling booth ko jitana hai, BSP ko satta mein lana hai.'(every polling booth has to be won, BSP has to be brought to power)
Releasing the list of names, the BSP president appealed to her party workers to follow the COVID-19 protocols issued by the Election Commission while working for the victory of candidates to realise the dreams of B.R Ambedkar and the party's founder Kanshi Ram.
"The BSP is fighting alone in UP and Uttarkhand with full strength and preparations but in Punjab it has formed an alliance with Akali Dal. I have full faith that our party will get good results in these two states and its alliance will perform well in Punjab," she said.
The first list of candidates of the Bahujan Samaj Party was released on 15 January.
The seven-phase polling in Uttar Pradesh will begin on 10 February and continue till 7 March and results will be declared on 10 March.