Lucknow: There is a big question in the preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, who will be the prime ministerial candidate of a coalition of opposition parties. With the number of seats in the state of Uttar Pradesh, this question has deepened with the Samajwadi Party and BSP coalition without Congress. Meanwhile, BSP chief Mayawati has said that the Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister has been deciding.
In the press conference on the occasion of her 63rd birthday, Mayawati said, “We have decided to contest the elections by combine with the Samajwadi Party. That is why the BJP and other parties have slept. Anyway, this state (Uttar Pradesh) decides whose government will be formed at the center and who will become the Prime Minister. Keeping that in mind, he appeals to all SP and BSP workers to forget the old mutual differences and ensure the victory of the SP-BSP candidates in the next Lok Sabha elections. This will be the birthday gift for them. ”
On Saturday, Akhilesh Yadav also said that we want the Prime Minister to be from Uttar Pradesh. During the announcement of the coalition when a reporter asked Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of Mayawati, did you support Mayawati as the Prime Minister? So Akhilesh Yadav very carefully said, “You know who we support. We have also said before that the Prime Minister from Uttar Pradesh. The state has also given the prime minister before. “Meanwhile, Mayawati smiled there.
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Akhilesh Yadav arrived here on Mayawati’s birthday to meet him at his residence. Where he complimented the sheet and wrapped it. The SP-BSP has announced an alliance for defeating BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections forgetting its nearly 25-year-old antagonism. Both have declared the contest of 38 seats in the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Although the Congress has not been included in the alliance, the seats of Amethi and Rae Bareli have been left for the party president Rahul Gandhi and former party president Sonia Gandhi.