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JD-S leader Danish Ali joins BSP ahead of LS polls

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Danish on Saturday joined the Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party, ahead of the coming elections.

joined the BSP in the presence of the party's at the BSP office here.

According to BSP sources, Ali, who was considered as a top in former Prime Minister H.D. Devegowda party, is likely to contest from Amroha in western

The BSP which scored a nil in the 2014 polls is contesting the this time in the state in alliance with the and the

The BJP-led NDA alliance had won 73 out of 80 seats in the state in 2014.

The seven phased elections is scheduled from April 11 to May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 13:16 IST
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