BSP chief Mayawati not to contest general elections
Lucknow : Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday said that she will not be contesting in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019, instead, she will campaign for the candidates of her party and Samajwadi Party.
"I won't contest polls. I am confident that my party will completely understand my decision. Our coalition is doing well. I can vacate a seat and contest later if I wish," the former chief minister told reporters in Lucknow.
Bahujan Samajwadi Party has joined hands with Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh to fight against ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
The Lok Sabha Polls 2019 will be starting April 11 and will conclude on May 19.