The Assembly elections in UP are catering to a population of more than 1.70 lakh who will vote for 55 seats in 10 districts. These elections will also decide the future of two ministers, 31 MLAs, and 15 former ministers. The polling is going to take place in Barabanki, Ambedkar Nagar, Faizabad, Sitapur, Gonda, Balrampur, Siddharth Nagar, Shravasti, Basti, and Bahraich in tight security to avoid any violence and maintain peace.
Tomorrow’s polling will determine the fate of state minister Sangram Singh Verma, cabinet minister Lalji Verma, 15 ex-ministers, 31 current MLAs, and quite a few relatives of ministers such as Beni Prasad Verma, minister Union Steel. Minister Beni’s cachet depends on the seven of his constituency seats of his area and his son, Rakesh Verma’s seat in Barabanki.
BJP and Congress have higher stakes. The UP elections are a do or die situation for BJP. They won a total of 30 from 55 seats in 2007 and had to face quite a few corruption controversies. Winning is of utmost significance to the party to gain general voter’s confidence.
These elections are also critical for SP since the party secured only 18 seats in 2007 elections and need more seats to exercise greater power in the assembly.
UP elections are of importance to each and every party in a unique way of their own.
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