By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : January 27, 2017, 10:45
Duration : 01:09
UP Elections 2017: Mukhtar Ansari’s party merges with BSP, get 3 tickets
Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal (QED) party merged with BSP, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati announced the merger and gave tickets to Mukhtar ansari and two of his family members. It underlines her desperation to woo the minority vote. With this, the total number of tickets BSP has given to Muslims in the assembly elections has gone up to 99, the highest ever given to the minority community by a mainstream party in Uttar Pradesh's political history.