Lok Sabha Elections 2024: BSP announces 16 candidates for upcoming polls

Mayawati affirmed the BSP's decision to contest the elections independently, dispelling any speculations about potential alliances for now.

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Lok Sabaha Elections 2024: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), under the leadership of Mayawati, has unveiled its roster of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. Out of the 80 available parliamentary seats, the BSP has nominated contenders for 16 key constituencies, including Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Nagina, Moradabad, Rampur, Sambhal, Amroha, Meerut, Baghpat, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Aonla, Pilibhit, and Shahjahanpur.

Lok Sabaha Elections 2024: Independence asserted

Mayawati affirmed the BSP's decision to contest the elections independently, dispelling any speculations about potential alliances. The party's commitment to fielding candidates across various constituencies underscores its resolve to make a mark in the electoral landscape of Uttar Pradesh.

Lok Sabaha Elections 2024: List of candidates

Here are the candidates contesting from various constituencies:

- Saharanpur: Majid Ali
- Kairana: Shripal Singh
- Muzaffarnagar: Dara Singh Prajapati
- Bijnor: Vijendra Singh
- Nagina (SC): Surendra Singh Pal
- Moradabad: Md Irfan Saifi
- Rampur: Zeeshan Khan
- Sambhal: Shaulat Ali
- Amroha: Mujahid Hussain
- Meerut: Devvrit Tyagi
- Baghpat: Praveen Bansal
- Gautam Buddha Nagar: Rajendra Singh Solanki
- Bulandshahr (SC): Girish Chandra Jatav
- Aonla: Aabid Ali
- Pilibhit: Anees Ahmed Khan
- Shahjahanpur (SC): Daudram Verma

Lok Sabaha Elections 2024: Electoral battleground of Uttar Pradesh

With the Lok Sabha elections scheduled to commence on April 19 and conclude on June 4, Uttar Pradesh emerges as a crucial battleground. The state, with its 80 parliamentary seats, holds significant sway over national politics. In the previous 2019 elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a dominant position in Uttar Pradesh, winning 62 seats, while its ally Apna Dal (S) clinched two seats.

Recap of 2019 Elections

In the last Lok Sabha elections held in 2019, the BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, emerged victorious with a landslide victory, securing 303 seats out of 543. The BSP managed to secure 10 seats, the Samajwadi Party (SP) won five, and the Congress party secured only one seat in Uttar Pradesh.