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'Janata Party in UP poll fray, may align with BJP'

india Updated: Oct 01, 2011 18:18 IST

Janata Party president Subramanium Swamy on Saturday said his party would contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections from 50 seats, for which it is open to forming an alliance with BJP.

Swamy, who was in Lucknow to take part in a seminar organised by the bar association, said that Janata Party has decided to contest the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh scheduled to be held early next year.

"Janata Party is planning to field candidates on 50 seats in Uttar Pradesh," Swamy said.

To a question, he said if the BJP so desires, his party can have an alliance with it for the Assembly elections.