Mayawati focusses on upcoming Lok Sabha elections

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Lucknow, Apr 25 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati today dissolved all the party's district units and asked the party workers to work together for a landslide victory in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Ms Mayawati had asked state Cabinet Minister K K Gautam to resign from his post as he would be contesting the Lok Sabha polls. The CM also hinted on minor reshuffle of her Ministry in order to accomodate some new faces, sources said.

Addressing a crucial meeting of the party leaders, including the MPs, MLAs, Ministers and BSP officials here, Ms Mayawati lauded the effort of the party supporters for ensuring clean sweep in the just concluded bypolls and winning the two Lok Sabha and three Assembly seats.

The CM maintained that the success in the bypolls had strengthened the social brotherhood formula of the BSP in the state and proved that people had accepted the party's ideology of ' Sarvajan Hitaya, Sarvajan Sukhaya'.

The BSP chief informed the leaders that her government was working towards people-oriented schemes with fixing responsibility on the officials for development works.

''My government is trying to address all section of the society without any discrimination besides, giving special stress on the problems of the poor, Dalits, backwards and minorities', she said.

Ms Mayawati asked the leaders to start preparing for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, sheding all differences so that the party could grab maximum seats.

She had also announced to dissolve all the district units with immediate effect so that it could be revamped at the earliest.

State Agriculture Education Minister K K Gautam had been asked to step down from his post as he was the probable candidate to contest the LS elections from Machlishahar seat, which was made a reserved seat after the delimitation.

The CM had asked Mr Gautam to contribute all his time in the Lok Sabha constituency.

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