BJP mocks Akhilesh Yadav's statement, calls it weakness of SP-Cong. Alliance


BSP sources said that "We will wait and watch for the election results, as of now not we are not thinking of an alliance with anyone,".

March 9 (ANI): Mocking Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's statement that hinted at an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that the Samajwadi Party chief has shown his weakness and his claim of getting complete majority has proved false. The coming together of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seems to have failed to inspire confidence among the voters. In all five states went to polls between February 4 and March 8 but on the day of counting the focus will be on Uttar Pradesh.

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About aligning with BSP chief Mayawati, he said: "I address the leader of the BSP with a respectable name (bua) and would not like to say anything beyond this as of now".

"I have information that the original exit polls were changed under pressure by channels few days back". In fact, much before the exit polls came out, Mulayam Singh Yadav announced: "SP-Congress alliance is getting a majority in UP, Akhilesh will be the CM".

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"Akhilesh should forget about forming the government in Uttar Pradesh".

Most of the exit polls have predicted a hung assembly with the BJP emerging single largest party. SP-Congress leaders too appeared bullish despite exit polls suggesting otherwise. The Times Now - VMR poll predicts the BJP will get between 190 to 210 seats, the upper end of which will get the party past the half-way mark. India TV-CVoter and CNN-News18 - Gramener put Arvind Kejriwal's AAP ahead with 59-67 and 57 seats as against Congress's 41-49 and 53 seats respectively.

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The IndiaToday-Axis poll, however, gave the BJP a comfortable majority of 251-279 seats.