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Mayawati likely to highlight her views on political situation, tie-up with SP on birthday Tuesday

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

supremo is expected to spell out her party's views on the political situation and the tie-up with on her 63rd birthday Tuesday which the party workers look to make it a grand event.

Massive preparations are underway to celebrate the occasion in the state capital, with big hoardings and blue (party colour) banners being erected near the streets and around the party headquarters and her house here.

Party sources said the will hold a press conference and release the 14th volume of her book 'A Travelogue of My Struggle Ridden Life and movement" on that day.

The is scheduled to leave for in the later half of the day to spend time with her family, they said.

During the presser, she is expected to respond to queries on the political scenario in the country and the alliance with the for the upcoming polls.

Ever since her visit to last week, the BSP has been busy holding meetings with party workers and leaders to take stock of ground realities and the party's preparation for the coming elections.

"Behenji (as is called) has directed party workers to strengthen their presence across all booths and ensure that people from all castes and social strata are connected with the party. She also took a feedback on the work done in her absence," a said.

She has asked the party cadres to be wary of the designs of the ruling BJP to harm the interests of the SP-BSP alliance, the said.

Though no formal invitation to other party leaders has been extended, party sources said BSP's coalition partners from other states may arrive in the national capital to wish Mayawati.

The visit by to the state capital to meet the BSP supremo on Sunday can be viewed in this light, the said.

"Behenji usually spends her birthday with party workers and supporters who celebrate the day as 'jan kalyankari diwas' by extending a hand of support to the needy and downtrodden," he added.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 15:55 IST