Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati has advised workers to forget past differences and work for the victory of SP-BSP alliance.
The BSP supremo on Tuesday advised the workers at a press conference here on her 63rd birthday.
She said it is the time to forget the past differences and ensure victory of all joint candidates of the SP and the BSP. This will be my ideal birthday gift, Mayawati said at the press meet.
The BSP and the SP on Saturday had announced an alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to jointly fight the BJP.
The seat sharing is on 50-50 basis under which each party will contest 38 seats. Both parties will leave two seats for the smaller parties. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha seats.
It has been decided that the parties will not contest in Amethi and Rae Bareli. These seats are represented by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi respectively. Congress has been kept out of the alliance.