Mayawati, who heads Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is all set to spearhead BSP's campaign at Hisar and Gurgaon in Haryana today. Mayawati's first meeting will be held at a ground in front of Kabir hostel, Rajgarh road in Hisar district, while the second meeting has been scheduled at HUDA Gymkhana Club ground at Sector 29 in Gurgaon.
She will be campaigning for Dharampal
Rathi, BSP's Lok Sabha candidate from Gurgaon. Around five lakh
people are expected to attend the meeting at Gurgaon. BSP
kick-started its campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections 2014 on
March 22 at Ranchi
BSP unveiled the names of their
candidates last weekend, and has fielded 17 candidates from the SC
category, 15 from the BC category, 19 Muslims, 21 Brahmins and 8
candidates from the Thakur community, as reported by The Times of
In 2009 Lok Sabha elections, the BSP
candidate Zakir Hussain gave a tough competition to BJP candidate Rao
Inderjit Singh in Gurgaon. If one were to add Chautala-loyalist Jat
votes to that of Meo Muslims, Hussain could give stiff competition to
Yogendra Yadav and three-time MP Inderjit Singh this time also.
So, with the lok sabha elections not
far off, interesting times lie ahead for politics in Gurgoan as well.
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