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Harini Rangarajan

Harini Rangarajan

Asked on 15 January, 2019

What is the seat sharing arrangement between BSP and SP?

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The BSP and the SP will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on equal seats from UP.

Angel Shah

Angel Shah

Asked on 15 January, 2019

Have they left out any seats?

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Yes. The alliance will not contest from the Amethi and Rae Bareli seats, which have been left for Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother, Sonia Gandhi.

Trisha Subramanium

Trisha Subramanium

Asked on 15 January, 2019

Did BSP and SP have an alliance earlier?

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Despite being arch-rivals, BSP founder Kanshi Ram and Akhilesh Yadav's father Mulayam Singh Yadav had tried stitching together an alliance in 1993. However, it ultimately fell apart.

Diya Saxena

Diya Saxena

Asked on 15 January, 2019

How many Lok Sabha seats does Uttar Pradesh have?

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UP has 80 Lok Sabha seats.

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