"The SBSP will contest the Lok Sabha election on its own. It will field candidates from 25 seats (in Uttar Pradesh) and their names will be announced soon," party chief and state minister Om Prakash Rajbhar told reporters at his residence here.
The SBSP had won four seats in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
At that meeting, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had proposed to field an SBSP candidate on its symbol, which was disapproved by him, Rajbhar added.
He insisted to use his party symbol even if the SBSP got just one seat to contest.
Rajbhar also said if the BJP wanted to remove him from the council of ministers, it could do so.
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