While the SP-BSP-RLD alliance may disrupt the caste math in many pockets, the Congress is relegated to the role of a vote-splitter.
BSP chief Mayawati and her SP counterpart, Akhilesh Yadav, arrived in separate choppers from Lucknow & Mayawati waited for Yadav before they came up on stage together.
The PM will be holding rallies in Moradabad and Aligarh in UP, abutting the seats going to polls in Phase-1 in West UP.
Modi said the Congress promise in its “dhakosla-patra” to tinker with AFSPA in J&K would expose the security forces before terrorists.
The film star-turned-politician perched himself out of the SUV’s door, accepting garlands and hugging and patting many people.
The 70-year-old film star, who is seeking re-election from the Uttar Pradesh constituency, never took off her sunglasses during the roadshow.
Bansal is, however, telling the electorate in public meetings that Singh scarcely visited the constituency for the past five years.
Imran Pratapgarhi, the 31-year old Congress candidate is seeking to reverse his party’s fortunes in a Muslim-dominated constituency where it polled just about 20,000 votes in 2014 and finished fifth.
Jaya Prada broke down in her first rally alleging she quit politics in fear after Azam Khan attempted an acid attack on her.
ET caught up with Ajit Singh and his son, Jayant Chaudhary, who are contesting from Muzaffarnagar and Baghpat.
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