• search

BSP to go it alone in Kerala

Written by: Staff

Kozhikode, Mar 23 (UNI) Ruling out an alliance with any political formation, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Kerala today said it would go alone and field candidates in all the 140 constitutencies in the coming assembly polls in the state.

Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had directed the state unit to contest all the seats, coordinator of party affairs in Kerala-Tamil Nadu-Pondicherry Suresh Mane told reporters here.

He said the party had convened a working committee meeting at Kollam on March 26 to formulate its election strategies.

Ms Mayawati would address the meet on March 26, he said adding that she would also monitor the progress of electioneering in the state.

Meanwhile, the Janata Dal (United) today announced its decision to contest from 20 constitencies.

Addressing a press conference, JD (U) state unit president A S Radhakrishan said the party had forged an understanding with the BJP to face the electoral battle together.

The 20 seats are Aryanad, Thiruvanthampuram West, Karunagapalli, Iravipuram, Thiruvalla, Pala, Kaduthuruthi, Idukki, Mattancheri, Palluruthi, Aroor, Manaloor, Thrissur, Aalathur, Chittoor, Kondotty, Kozhikode-II, Koduvalli, Kalpetta and Payyannur.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more