Shiela Dikshit confident of forming government in UP

Photo of former Delhi's Chief Minister Shelia Dikshit.

Allahabad: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the face of Uttar Pradesh Congress Chief Ministerial candidate said today the Congress will form the next government in UP.

Addressing a rally here, the party’s chief ministerial candidate said in the last 27 years Uttar Pradesh had been destroyed by casteist and communal forces.

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Only the Congress, she said, was pro-development and it would usher in progress and prosperity in the state.

Dikshit also said that industry and business in Uttar Pradesh were in a sorry state and only a development oriented government could save them.

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She said people were fed up with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) and were yearning for change.

Dikshit later flagged of a truck carrying relief material for the flood affected people. Many parts of Allahabad have been hit by floods over the past one month.


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