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Amethi, Raebareli will send Congress packing: UP dy CM

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Wednesday said the will have to "pack its bags" and leave once the results are declared on May 23.

The statement came hours after filed his nomination papers from the Amethi parliamentary constituency.

"The is a party whose impact (in UP) has reduced to two seats as the SP-BSP-RLD alliance has decided not to contest on these two seats (Amethi and Raebareli)," Maurya told

"The Congress too decided not to field candidates on seven Lok Sabha seats for senior leaders of SP-BSP-RLD alliance," he added.

"They (Congress) have analysed their chances and this time, they will have to pack their bags and leave Amethi and Raebareli," he said.

He exuded confidence that lotus (BJP's symbol) "will bloom" across the state, and the will register a historic win.

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First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 22:35 IST