BSP to contest all 70 Assembly seats in Delhi

BSP would contest all the 70 Assembly seats in Delhi and not tie up with any other political outfit, party supremo Mayawati said on Friday.

New Delhi: BSP would contest all the 70 Assembly seats in Delhi and not tie up with any other political outfit, party supremo Mayawati said on Friday.

Speaking to reporters outside Parliament House, she said her party would announce the list of candidates in the next 10-12 days.

"There will be no tie-up for the Delhi Assembly election. Our party will field candidates in all the 70 seats. We will announce the candidates` list in the next 10-12 days," Mayawati said.

Her party had contested the previous assembly elections in Delhi.

BSP leader Ram Achal Rajbhar has already been appointed party in-charge of poll-bound Delhi. He is also party in-charge in Uttarakhand. Delhi will go to Assembly elections by the year-end.

Ram Chandra Tyagi, who was looking after the party affairs in Delhi, has been shifted to Jharkhand.

PTI