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BSP supremo Mayawati rules out alliance with Congress in Rajasthan, MP

Mayawati accused the Congress of trying to "finish" the BSP, saying the grand old party is more interested in ending destroying her party than dislodging the BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati. Photo: PTI
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati. Photo: PTI

In a major setback to Opposition unity ahead of Lok Sabha elections due next year, supremo Wednesday announced that her party will contest assembly elections in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh either on its own or in alliance with regional parties but not with the Congress.

She accused the Congress of trying to "finish" the BSP, saying the grand old party is more interested in ending destroying her party than dislodging the BJP.

"In Karnataka we tied up with regional party. In Chhattisgarh too, we did the same. Now we have decided to go alone in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. We may go with regional parties there but certainly with the Congress," she read out a statement.

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had earlier announced that the will tie up with Ajit Jogi's party for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.

First Published: Wed, October 03 2018. 16:55 IST
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