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Mayawati announces the second list of BSP UP assembly candidates

Mayawatri, earlier in a press conference, had indicated caste-wise details of her party's list during a press conference in Lucknow. The former UP CM had said that the party had decided to allocate 113 tickets to upper caste (66 to Brahmins, 36 to Kshetriyas and 11 to Kayasthas

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 6 Jan 2017 6:09 AM GMT

Mayawati announces the second list of BSP UP assembly candidates
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Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party's second list of 100 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh was released by the party chief Mayawati on Friday.

Out of the 403 candidates, names of the first 100 were announced by the BSP supremo on Thursday last. The list announced earlier had 87 dalit candidates.

Mayawatri, earlier in a press conference, had indicated caste-wise details of her party's list during a press conference in Lucknow. The former UP CM had said that the party had decided to allocate 113 tickets to upper caste (66 to Brahmins, 36 to Kshetriyas and 11 to Kayasthas, Vaishyas, Punjabis), 106 to backwards, 97 to muslims, 87 to dalits and 85 were reserved for the Scheduled Castes.

Mayawati has stated that she had decided the candidates long ago and there will be no change in it.

In slide: See second list of the BSP candidates...

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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