BSP chief Mayawati: No alliance with Congress, will contest elections on it own in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Updated:  Oct 03, 2018, 12:25 PM
BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday made it clear that her party will contest the assembly election in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh alone. She made it clear that there will be no alliance with the Congress in these elections.
Mayawati alleged that despite the true intention of Sonia and Rahul Gandi. Some Congress pioneers are against a tie-up. She also said that BSP has more to lose than anything to gain from this alliance.
She said, “In Rajasthan, the Congress was offering us only nine seats out of 200 assembly seats, in Madhya Pradesh 15-20 (out of 230 seats in the state), in Chhattisgarh only 5-6 seats out of 90. We have noticed that whenever we have contested an election in alliance, all our votes get transferred to Congress."
Mayawati targeted Congress and said, “They (Congress) are getting arrogant and are under misconception that they can defeat BJP on their own but the ground reality is that people haven’t forgiven Congress party for their mistakes and corruption."
She alleged that Congress is same as BJP and conspires to finish BSP. She added in her statement," BSP always supported Congress to keep the communal forces away, but get backstabbed every time."
She speaks up on the allegations made by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. "Congress leaders like Digvijaya Singh do not wish for a Congress-BSP alliance. They are afraid of agencies like ED, CBI," Mayawati said. She further added “Digvijaya Singh who is also a BJP agent is giving statements that Mayawati Ji has a lot of pressure from Centre so she doesn’t want this alliance.
This is baseless."Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala reacted on the whole scenario and said " At times, out of emotions, sweet and bitter things are said. But at last, if Mayawati Ji holds absolute trust in Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, then other creases can be ironed out."
Mayawati had earlier declared that BSP will contest election with Ajit Jogi’s Janata Congress for the Chhattisgarh Assembly.
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