Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP forms Alliance with Apna Dal in Uttar Pradesh

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The Lok Sabha Elections 2019 represents one of the hotly contested elections ever in the history of India. Uttar Pradesh state has the largest population in India. The state is also the only one with the highest number of constituencies which stands at 80. The Election Commission has stated that Uttar Pradesh’s Election will take place in seven phases. The first phase begins on 11th April while the last phase will be on 19th May.

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The Election Commission has stated that the counting of votes will be done on 23rd May. The Commission has reported that the results will be announced on 23rd May 2019 after the completion of voting counting exercise. Viewers can access the Uttar Pradesh Elections 2019 Live by watching YuppTV.

As the 11th April General Elections nears, political parties are forming pre-poll alliances to consolidate their votes to capture various seats. Apna Dal party has sealed a political alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to consolidate their support in the coming Lok Sabha polls. The political alliance has materialized after successful consultations between the two parties on how the seats will be shared. The announcement of the alliance was made after BJP’s chief, Amit Shah, and Union Minister, JP Nadda held successful negotiations with Apna Dal’s party chief, Anupriya Patel.

The BJP chief, Amit Shah, took to Twitter to announce the alliance stating that the two parties had resolved to fight the Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh. The BSP agreement with Apna Dal party resolved that Apna Dal will contest for two seats in Uttar Pradesh. One seat ticket has already been given to the party’s chief, Anupriya Patel, while the ticket for the other seat will be determined later after negotiations by both parties. Anupriya Patel will contest from Mirzapur. The BJP party is aiming for the share of the Kurmi voters with the help of Anupriya Patel led party. Political activities have increased as parties strive to woo voters before the closure of the campaign period.