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Dance of Democracy - In the Democratic Assembly of Uttar Pradesh

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In the Democratic Assembly of Uttar Pradesh


In Re Bahujan Samaj Party


Samajwadi Party, Bharatiya Janta Party+, Indian National Congress + and Ors.

[Election Commission of India Notification 1 of 2012]

Along with

National Democratic Alliance, Bahujan Samaj Party, Samajvadi Party and Ors.


United Progressive Alliance

[Anti Incumbency and Corruption Petitions of 2009-2012]



Citation:                [2012] Indian Elections (March) Uttar Pradesh (1)

Judges:                 Hon’ble Voters of Uttar Pradesh


Dates of Hearings: February 8, 2012 to March 3, 2012

Reserved on:         March 3, 2012

Judgment on: March 6, 2012

Counsel for BSP:    Kumari Mayawati (Sr. Adv.)

Counsels for SP:     Mulayam Singh Yadav (Sr. Adv.)

Counsels for BJP:   Arun Jaitely, Sushma Swaraj (Sr. Advs.), Uma Bharti

Counsels for INC:   Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi (Sr. Adv.), Ajit Singh, Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Amicus Curie:         Election Commission of India and Anna Hazare

Key Issues Raised:

  1. Anti Incumbency

  2. Corruption of State and Central Governments

  3. BSP – Bijli-Sadak-Paani

  4. Dalits

  5. Minorities

Other Issues: Development


Keywords: Inflation, Corruption, Muslims, Dalits, Anti-Dalit, Reservation, Cast, Secularism, Higher Cast Poor, Elephants, Rahul Baba.


Ratio:                    Uncertain

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