BSP MLAs consider mass resignations in UP NEW DELHI: After the Samajwadi Party MLAs it is now the BSP MLAs who are contemplating mass resignations from the Uttar Pradesh assembly on October 17.

The assembly completes its term on that date but will continue till March since it was constituted six months after the last assembly elections.

The BSP which has 50 legislators in the House after an initial split, is now recognised as the principal opposition after the SP MLAs quit last month.

BSP vice-president and former chief minister Mayawati said that before October 17 her party would discuss the issue.

''We will review our political strategy for UP before that date and take an appropriate decision,'' she said. However, she refused to comment when asked whether her party would accept mass resignations of its MLAs .

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Published on:11 oct, 2001
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