Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Muslims will play a deciding role in at least 113 seats in the forthcoming polls. all parties except the BJP is putting their best foot forward in order to woo the community. Congress so far seems to be a clear favourite, especially after the party’s recent promise of giving 4.5 per cent out of the 27 per cent reserved for the OBCs in the state.
SP'>BSP and SP are also leaving no stones unturned to get the Muslims towards them. SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, in order to trump the Congress quota card, has increased the figure to 18 per cent. He also calls the Congress promise of quota an eyewash and accuses the party of misleading the Muslims.