Outgoing Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati will on Wednesday meet the state Governor to submit her resignation. Prior to submitting her resignation, Mayawati is expected to speak to media. On Tuesday, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) hopes for a revival in the countryТs most populous state were dashed as Uttar Pradesh’s 12.73 crore voters rallied behind the Samajwadi Party’s (SP) to hand it a stunning victory over the SP'>BSP.
Winning 224 seats, the Mulayam Singh Yadav-led party is set to form the government in the state with a comfortable majority in the 403-member Assembly. Its performance comes as quantum jump to 2007 when it was voted out of power and got just 97 seats.