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It’s BJP vs SP in Uttar Pradesh polls: Amar Singh

bhopal Updated: Dec 19, 2016 18:52 IST
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Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and bollywood actress and former MP Jaya Prada presenting degree to a student during convocation ceremony of people`s university in Bhopal.(Chandresh Mathur/ Hindustan Times)

Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh said on Saturday the real competition in Uttar Pradesh elections would be between his party and the BJP.

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has lost its sheen while the Congress is facing an existential crisis, said Singh, who was in Bhopal along with actress-turned politician Jaya Prada to receive an honorary doctorate at the convocation of People’s University.

On demonetisation, Singh said the impact would be evaluated past 50 days. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi said things will get normal within 50 days of the decision. So we should give him 50 days.”

Jaya Prada supported Singh and said she would comment on the note ban issue after 50 days.

People’s University conferred the Degree of ‘Humane Letters’ (Honoris Causa) on Amar Singh, member Rajya Sabha and BrahMos Aerospace chief executive officer and managing director Sudhir Kumar Mishra

People’s University chancellor and People’s Group chairman Suresh N Vijaywargia presided over the function.

Jaya Prada, Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission chairman Akhilesh Pandey, Suresh N. Vijaywargia and vice chancellor VK Pandya conferred the degrees to 71 post-graduate students of People’s University. The toppers from management, engineering, pharmacy and nursing were felicitated on the occasion.