SP chief Mayawati’s political ambitions were swept away in the strong Modi wave with victory in 10 seats coming as the only solace.
The Muslims, apparently, have understood that in a communally surcharged atmosphere, they would end up getting completely marginalized.
He said that the BJP governments both at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh have been a "failure" and a new India would be formed when the alliance gives a new prime minister to the country.
Claiming that the BJP didn’t do anything for the backward classes in its tenure, BSP supremo Mayawati said the backward classes should come together against the saffron party.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed that the PM had changed his tone as he had realised that the BJP was lagging after four phases of Lok Sabha elections
Congressmen think it is not a problem if BJP candidates win elections but SP-BSP alliance candidates should not win polls, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister alleged.
Drawing a parallel between the SP-BSP alliance and the one Akhilesh Yadav had cobbled up with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi ahead of assembly elections PM predicted the same fate for the mahagathbandhan
Reports suggest that Mulayam Singh Yadav was not too keen on attending Friday's rally as well but was cajoled by his son and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav
Meetings are being held constantly as elections are less than a month away and the campaign will be launched in full after the festival of Holi next week, he said.
The AICC general secretary incharge UP west's remarks assume significance as they come amid reports that there may be a rethink on the grand alliance in Uttar Pradesh to include the Congress.
As soon as the governor began reading out his speech, opposition members started raising anti-government slogans and shouted 'Rajyapal Wapas Jao (Governor Go Back)'.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also welcomed Priyanka Gandhi's entry into active politics.
80 Lok Sabha constituencies divided into 19 clusters; party CMs, Dy CMs, ex-CMs, union ministers’ to be put into service win in the state.
Sources say BJP has split the state into four zones and entrusted key leaders with the task of translating the strategy to action by hand-picking caste leaders from each parliamentary constituency.
Vijay Yadav from Thakurdwara city, said: "We will thrash the BJP, there is no need to worry about it. Now the SP and BSP are together."