Congress Excluded From BSP-SP Alliance

Saturday, January 12th, 2019, 02:00:28 PM IST

After officially announcing their alliance, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) have decided to exclude Indian National Congress (INC) in their alliance,

During their joint media conference, BSP president Mayawati and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav answered questions by the press. Om being questioned about the exclusion of Congress from their alliance, Mayawati said “Whether it is Congress or BJP, it’s the same thing, Maybe it’s a conspiracy of Congress to transfer votes to BJP. There’s no real gain from aligning with the Congress.”

Akhilesh Yadav also targeted the BJP and said “The BJP has made UP only about caste, farmers are committing suicide in increasing numbers, people are being killed in encounters based on caste. This alliance will spell the end of cruelty,”