Mayawati dropped nearly half of sitting MLAs

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati Under attack from opposition parties over the corruption issue and to present a clean image before voters, the SP'>BSP has denied tickets to nearly half of its sitting MLAs for the coming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls,”Tickets have been given to 88 SC candidates, 113 OBC, 85 religious minorities, specially Muslims, 117 upper caste, of which 74 are Brahmins and 33 Chattriyas,” Mayawati had said yesterday.

The party has dropped around 100 sitting MLAs, including ministers, from its list of candidates released by party supremo Mayawati yesterday,” a senior party functionary said, an indication that several sitting MLAs may not get tickets became visible around two months back when Mayawati launched the cleansing drive showing the door to several ministers and members of the Assembly.

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