New Delhi [India], Jan. 4 (ANI
): After the Election Commission announced dates for the upcoming seven-phase polling for 403 assembly constituencies in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday said it is a golden opportunity for the people of the state to get rid of communal and criminal forces and bring peace and development in the state under the leadership of Mayawati.
BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadauria told ANI
that the party welcomes the announcement of the dates by the Election Commission.
"The BSP workers have front down to all the villages, all the mohollas , all the cities, all the townships and to each household of Uttar Pradesh. We are going to appeal to all the citizens with the message of behen Mayawati ji that this time around it is a golden opportunity to get rid of communal forces and criminal forces and bring peace and development to UP under behen Mayawati ji's leadership," he said.
Attacking Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the BSP leader said, "As far as the people of Uttar Pradesh are concerned they have seen how Akhilesh Yadav has presented a gundaraj and Danga raj in the last five years."
The Election Commission earlier in the day announced seven-phase polling for 403 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh.
The counting of votes will take place on March 11. (ANI