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Number Theory: Will the BSP play a role in this year's elections?

Jan 16, 2024 08:34 AM IST

With the BJP becoming a dominant party, a lot of the non-SC support, and perhaps even non-Jatav SC support the BSP enjoyed, has gone back to the BJP

On Monday, Mayawati announced that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will contest the 2024 general elections on its own. What does this mean for the nature of political contest in Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in the country which sends 80 members to the Lok Sabha? Here are five charts which try and answer this question.

BSP chief Mayawati at a press conference on her birthday in Lucknow on Monday.(ANI Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati at a press conference on her birthday in Lucknow on Monday.(ANI Photo)
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    Roshan Kishore is the Data and Political Economy Editor at Hindustan Times. His weekly column for HT Premium Terms of Trade appears every Friday.

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    Abhishek Jha is a data journalist. He analyses public data for finding news, with a focus on the environment, Indian politics and economy, and Covid-19.

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