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BSP releases second list for UP Assembly polls

ANI
Published : Jan 6, 2017, 12:19 pm IST
Updated : Jan 6, 2017, 12:29 pm IST

In this second list, the BSP has given 27 tickets to people belonging from the Scheduled Castes.

BSP supremo Mayawati said her party would not enter into any alliance and would contest the polls on its own. (Photo: PTI)
 BSP supremo Mayawati said her party would not enter into any alliance and would contest the polls on its own. (Photo: PTI)

Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday released its second list of 100 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.

In this second list, the BSP has given 27 tickets to people belonging from the Scheduled Castes. On Thursday, the BSP released its first list of 100 candidates for the elections.

A total of 36 tickets have been given to Muslims in which Muzaffarnagar riots accused and sitting MLA of Charthaval constituency Noor Saleem Rana's name is also included

On Tuesday, she announced that her party would field 97 Muslims along with 113 candidates from the upper castes, 106 candidates from backward castes and 87 Dalits in the upcoming elections.

The Election Commission on Thursday announced seven-phase polling for 403 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh which will commence on February 11 and conclude on March 8. The counting of votes will take place on March 11.

Tags: up assembly polls, bsp, bsp candidates, mayawati
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow