UP Parties Should Form Morcha With SP Against Communal Parties: Qureshi

Published: 12th February 2016 10:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th February 2016 10:58 PM   |  A+A-


BALLIA: Former Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi today said all parties in Uttar Pradesh should form a 'morcha' with Samajwadi Party to defeat communal parties.           

"Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav is known as anti-communal face...all parties, including Congress, RLD, JD(U), should come along with him to defeat communal parties in the 2017 Assembly elections," Qureshi told newspersons here.           

"If possible, BSP should also be brought in this morcha," he said, adding that no coalition can defeat the BJP in Uttar Pradesh without Mulayam Singh. On AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owasi, Qureshi alleged he is being planted in Uttar Pradesh by the BJP.       

He is entering into the state in order to target Mulayam Singh and defeat secular forces, he said. To a question, he said time was "not right" for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to take over the reins of the party.  

"In view of the prevailing political conditions, Sonia Gandhi need to continue as party president... Rahul Gandhi should be made the working president of the party.   

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp