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SP-BSP Alliance: The Return of Behenji in National Politics

Jan 12, 2019 08:03 PM IST India India

Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) scripted history on Saturday when the once-sworn rivals formally declared their alliance for the Lok Sabha polls. Announcing a game-changing alliance in Uttar Pradesh with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, BSP supremo Mayawati said she was ready to forgive and forget the infamous ‘guest house incident’ of 1995 during which she was held hostage by SP workers at the state guest house.​ At this press conference Mayawati asserted herself as a leader launched a stinging attack on BJP and Congress.