The nomination filing for the biennial polls in 15 states is closing on Tuesday, Mar 20. Pradeep Dubey, state principal secretary of Vidhan Sabha has reported that around 10 candidates have filed their nominations from Uttar Pradesh.
While, it has been found that the ruling Samajwadi Party has selected six candidates including actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan, Darshan Singh Yadav, Kiranmay Nanda, Naresh Agarwal, Brij Chushan Tiwari and Munawwar Saleem from the state.
Meanwhile, Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Munkaad Ali have filed their nominations from BSP, Vinay Katiyar has filed the nominations from BJP.
In the assembly elections, Samajwadi Party has grabbed the majority with 224 seats following the ruling party, BSP has a strength of 80 MLAs.