Amar Singh`s Lok Manch faces rout in UP polls
New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Manch, the party
floated by Amar Singh, one time close confidante of SP chief
Mulayam Singh Yadav, drew a blank in the Uttar Pradesh
assembly elections as none of its 360 candidates was able to
win any seat.
Singh had fielded 360 candidates across UP of his
year-old party and had campaigned hard with Jaya Prada, a
former SP Lok Sabha member.
He addressed several meetings where he attacked Yadav and
supported the cause of Muslims.
But apparently, it failed to influence voters of UP who
gave a thumping majority to SP.
On 6 January 2010, Singh had resigned as general
secretary of the party as well as from its parliamentary board
and as its spokesperson following sharp differences with
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