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BSP-SP alliance desperate effort for survival: BJP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The BJP on Saturday termed the BSP-SP alliance a desperate effort for survival against Modi.

Addressing a press conference here on the second day of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Council, said: "The and Samajwadi Party alliance is for their survival. It is not in the interest of the country or "

Prasad said that the parties know that they cannot fight Modi and so have formed the alliance.

The Minister's remarks came soon after BSP supremo Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, at a joint presser in Lucknow, announced the alliance saying they will contest the coming Lok Sabha polls together in sharing 38 seats each of the 80 in the state, while leaving and Amethi for the Congress, which has been kept out of the alliance.

Reiterating Amit Shah's claim, Prasad said that the party will win 74 seats in the upcoming polls in

Accusing the of playing with national security, Prasad described the 2019 elections as the election for stability versus instability.

He said the country has to decide whether they need a weak or a strong one.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 15:48 IST