Mayawati meets BSP leaders, warns about EVMs
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday gave final touches to the list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections and urged party colleagues to keep an eye on electronic voting machines (EVMs).
Urging party workers and leaders to work whole-heartedly to ensure the victory of the BSP-SP-RLD coalition, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would use "all tricks" to win the elections.
"Mayawati said the BSP-SP coalition has emerged as a strong alternative in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh," a BSP statement said.
The BSP leader asked her colleagues to keep an eye on EVMs and said the Modi government had turned out to be a government of failed promises.
The BJP, she said, had brought "achche din" only for itself, leaving behind the common man.
The BSP said Mayawati met important district and division-level party leaders in Uttar Pradesh.
It said that all the three parties in the alliance had were now together, leaving behind their earlier differences, to defeat the BJP.