BSP Supremo Mayawati Allies With Ajit Jogi For Chhattisgarh Elections

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| September 20 , 2018 , 20:03 IST

In a major blow to Congress-led Grand Alliance for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha Polls, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Mayawati on Thursday decided to contest the upcoming assembly polls in alliance with Janta Congress Chhattisgarh.

In a press conference, Mayawati said, “BSP will fight on 35 seats and Janta Congress Chhattisgarh will contest on 55 seats."

Mayawati also said that if we will be able to win than Ajit Jogi will be Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

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Jogi, the first Chief Minister of Chattisgarh had formed Janta Congress Chhattisgarh party after being expelled from the Congress in 2016.

While addressing the media Jogi said, "BJP has been in power in Chhattisgarh for past 15 years and it has misused power. Mayawati and my party will together definitely stop the BJP."

A few days back on September 16 Mayawati commenting on the alliance with other political parties for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls Mayawati had said, “We will agree to alliance anywhere and in any election only when we get a respectable share of seats, otherwise BSP will contest alone.”

There were speculations that BSP will join Congress-led Grand Alliance for the upcoming 2019 elections to stop the 'Modi wave'.