Dewas (MP): Claiming that the government at
the Centre is actually in a minority, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj
on Saturday said mid-term general elections are a possibility for
which her party is fully geared up.
"The politics of the country is changing every day and
in view of the present situation, there is a possibility of
mid-term Lok Sabha polls," said Swaraj, who was here to take
part in the District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee`s
Talking to reporters, the Leader of Opposition in Lok
Sabha claimed UPA in reality had the support of only 227 MPs
in the Lower House, against the required 272.
In view of the "minority government in the Centre", the
BJP was fully prepared for mid-term polls, she said.
When asked about Uttarakhand, the BJP leader said the
situation there would become clear when the elections for
Assembly Speaker and Rajya Sabha member from the state take
To a query, Sushma said the BJP MLAs from Uttarakhand had
come to Madhya Pradesh only for visiting religious places
after the recently-concluded Assembly elections in the hill