Charkhari: Downplaying speculation of
BJP losing out on majority of seats in Uttar Pradesh, actor
and party leader Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday claimed the party
would perform better in the Assembly polls.
"Notwithstanding the speculations that SP and BSP would
corner majority of the seats in UP, ground reality is that
people are not liking them due to their poor track record on
corruption and promoting crime in the state," Sinha said to a news agency.
He was in Charkhari in Mahoba district of UP from where
BJP`s Uma Bharti is contesting.
Sinha, popularly known as `Shotgun`, said despite tall
promises made by SP and BSP, people were not impressed
considering their "dismal record". Besides, "spate of
corruption cases surfacing in the UPA government at the Centre
has tarnished image of Congress", he said.
"The anti-graft campaign of Anna Hazare has further
dealt a blow to the Congress` image," he said.
The BJP leader claimed his party would "emerge as the
best among all contenting parties" in the country`s most