Venkaiah Naidu believes that the BJP in UP will get more than 200 seats. That is pretty close to power. The man or the scribe who opposed BJP Rajdeep also is of the opinion that the BJP will clinch the power in UP.
Home Minster Rajnath who is supposed to the CM candidate for UP says they will win it easily and becuase of the alliance it could be little this way or the that way.
The BJP hopes to sweep eastern Uttar Pradesh to get close to the magic figure mark of 202 in the 403-seat Assembly.
In all, 535 candidates, including 40 (BSP), 32 (BJP), 31 (SP), 9 (Congress), 21 (RLD) and 5 (NCP) are in the fray in the final phase. While the maximum number of 24 candidates are from Varanasi Cantonment seat, the minimum of six candidates are contesting from Kerakat.
Will Akhilesh get a second term or the BJP return to power? What surprise Mayawati has in store? Answer on March 11.
On the last day of campaigning, PM Modi visited Gadwaghat Ashram, a move many described as an attempt to woo Yadav voters. Reports say the ashram has a huge following and also a potent force when it came to political decision making among the Yadavs.
PM Modi also visited the ancestral house of former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri at Ramnagar before addressing a rally, his 23rd in total, at Rohaniya. “The UP government is anti-farmer. Why don’t they help farmers in distress?”
Modi said attacking the Akhilesh government.Voting on 40 Assembly seats in seven districts will be held on March 8. The seven districts going to polls in this phase are Ghazipur, Varanasi, Jaunpur, Chandauli, Mirzapur, Bhadoi and Sonebhadra.