Aam Aadmi Party Leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday met Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav days before the results of the mega battle of ballots. AAP Spokesperson Sanjay Singh met the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is his residence in State’s Capital Lucknow.
Talking to a reporter, Singh said that all the exit polls will turn out be completely wrong. He, however, term the meeting between him and Yadav a courtesy visit.
‘Results will be declared after two days. We met to discuss the strategy after that. Priority is to stop the BJP and communal forces. It was also a courtesy call’, AAP Rajya Sabha MP told media as quoted by ANI.
While asserting the confidence that Opposition will form the next government, Sanjay Singh said that he is confident that the Grand Alliance of BSP-SP-RLD in Uttar Pradesh will win a maximum number of seats.
Speaking to ANI after meeting with former UP CM, Sanjay Singh said, ‘I feel the Gathbandhan will get more than 60 seats in UP. BJP will be wiped off across the country. Exit polls will prove to be completely false like it had happened before. The opposition will form a strong govt at the centre’.
Sanjay Singh, AAP after meeting SP chief Akhilesh Yadav: I feel the gathbandhan will get more than 60 seats in UP. BJP will be wiped off across the country. Exit polls will prove to be completely false, like it had happened before. Opposition will form a strong govt at the centre https://t.co/WXQ8P1CYqO
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 21, 2019
He also slammed the Election Commission and accused it of working in ‘hand in gloves’ with Bharatiya Janata Party. Calling it a puppet of the Centre ruling party, Singh said that the Poll Body should change its Office to BJP Headquarters.
He also said that Poll Commission has till now not made it clear about what will happen if the VVPAT slip mismatch with an EVM during the counting of votes on May 23.
It should be noted that a delegation of 21 opposition parties led by Telugu Desam Party President N Chandrababu Naidu will meet ECI officials today. Parties will demand of cross-checking VVPAT with EVMs in an entire Assembly segment, in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth during counting.
Elections for 543 Lok Sabha seats were held between April 11 and May 19 across 7 phases of elections. The counting of votes for the mega polls is scheduled for May 23.
It should be noted that almost all exit polls on Sunday after the culminating of last phase predicted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to return in power. Almost all Exit polls predicted a clear Majority to Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) with above 300 seats.
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