SP-BSP alliance

Lucknow
5 Jan 2019

The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have agreed to an alliance ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, an SP leader said today. A formal announcement on the "gathbandhan" between the two Uttar Pradesh-based parties may take place later this month, SP's national spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary told news agency PTI.
The state BJP called the development opportunistic and anti-people.