Varanasi/Kolkata, Apr 13 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said that her party pulled out from the United Progressive Alliance Government-led by Congress party as it discriminated in releasing funds for the state.
"With a deep heart, I have to say that the Central Government has not financially helped us with even a single rupee. And because of this, we were forced to withdraw our support to the Central Government," Mayawati told a public rally here on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh, which sends largest number of MPs to the Lok Sabha, will witness a quadrilateral contest.
The BSP, the Samajwadi Party, the Congress party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are the main contenders.
The elections in Uttar Pradesh would be held in five phases: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7 and May 13. (ANI)