BSP, SP formally announce alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati announced their tie-up for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on Saturday, clarifying that they will contest on 38 seats each. The press conference, held at Lucknow’s Hotel Taj, was the first Yadav addressed since his 2017 joint presser with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for the assembly elections. This will be exactly after 25 years that both the parties will be coming together to contest the elections against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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