Reacting to the poll findings, BSP chief Mayawati said people who conducted the opinion poll distorted it in an attempt to lower the morale of the her party’s supporters.
“Our party will get absolute majority this time.And when that happens, needless to say which party the Chief Minister will come from.SP is trailing far behind and is in a very poor position.,” she asserted.
On being asked if she could become the country’s Prime Minister some day, she said: “ Yes, I believe it will happen one day.I cannot state the exact number of years ( your are talking of 10 years)... for all you know , we may not even have to wait that long.”
Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav too claimed he was confident that SP would get absolute majority in the election saying that his party was moving ahead in a very sound position.The people of the state were totally behind SP, he stated.
He rubbished the poll finding that maximum people thought he was the most corrupt politician saying this was merely false propaganda spread by his opponents.
On Amitabh Bachchan, he said the star had played a very important role in development of UP.He was a member of the state development council and had done nothing wrong in presenting a correct picture of UP to the people.Besides, he pointed out, Bachchan had not lobbied for any particular party.