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BSP will fight all four Lok Sabha seats in state

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Mandi, October 06, 2013
First Published: 19:32 IST(6/10/2013) | Last Updated: 19:33 IST(6/10/2013)

Former minister of Uttar Pradesh and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in-charge of Mandi parliamentary constituency, Sarvesh Ambedkar, has said that their party will contest all the four Lok Sabha seats in the state in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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Addressing mediapersons here, Ambedkar said that the BSP was going to play the role of king-maker in the formation of next government at the Centre. He was optimistic about winning at least one Lok Sabha seat from Himachal.

"Development, justice and welfare of the downtrodden were the hallmark of our government in Uttar Pradesh," he said, adding the party would launch an drive to make people aware that BSP was a party of people from all religions and castes and not just Dalits.

He said that to start campaign in the state, BSP will organise a state-level meeting at Balh of Mandi district on October 9, where BSP MP Avtar Singh Karimpuri and state BSP in-charge Vijay Nagar will address the leaders.


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