- BSP-JSP to go for seat-sharing in elections
- Pawan-Mayawati to share common dais
- Pawan calls on Mayawati in Lucknow and held discussions
Janasena Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will contest jointly in the elections in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. A decision to this effect was taken by Janasena president Sri Pawan Kalyan and BSP president Mayawati on Friday. Sri Pawan Kalyan on Friday morning called on BSP chief Mayawati in Lucknow and both have elaborate discussions for two and half hours on the poll alliance.
Speaking on the occasion, Mayawati maintained that it was need of the hour Sri Pawan Kalyan to become Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. “There are simultaneous elections for both Assembly and Parliament in Andhra Pradesh. People are seeking change of guard in the State and they wanted a new leader should emerge as Chief Minister. Hence, Janasena and BSP will work together and field the candidates in the elections,” she added.
The discussions between the two leaders were held in a friendly manner and the details of seat sharing would be announced in a couple of days. Sri Pawan Kalyan and Smt Mayawati would share a common dais in the public meetings to be held on April 3, 4 both in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Stating that Mayawati was a leader who ascended in politics on her own, Sri Pawan Kalyan said she was well aware of people’s sufferings. He said it was his wish to see Mayawati as Prime Minister of India.