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Member of Bahujan Samajwadi Manch hold the Tricolour take part in 'Maati Sankalp March' in solidarity with farmers protesting against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Member of Bahujan Samajwadi Manch take part in 'Maati Sankalp March' in solidarity with farmers protesting against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Members of Bahujan Samajwadi Manch take part in 'Maati Sankalp March' in solidarity with farmers who are protesting against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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BSP candidate Ramji Gautam files his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha seat, at Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) Chief Upendra Singh Kushwaha wave at their supporters during a joint election campaign ahead of Bihar Assembly Polls at Jagjiwan Ram Stadium, in Rohtas district of Bihar.

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Bahujan Samaj Party supporters stage a protest against the central government over the newly passed farm bills and the post-matric scholarship scam, in Patiala.

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BSP MP Satish Mishra in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Bahujan Samaj Party members stage a protest against the Punjab government and demanded to start post-matric scholarships in Punjab, in Patiala,

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati waves at her supporters at a public meeting ahead of Delhi Assembly Elections, at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati releases a book, 'A travelogue of my struggle-ridden life and BSP movement,' during a press conference on the occasion of her 64th birthday, in Lucknow.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy, AP CM Na Chandrababu Naidu, Samajwady Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP General Secretary Satish Chandra Mishra, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and other opposition leaders join hands together during Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s mega rally 'Brigade Samavesh' in Kolkata.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel during a meeting with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati regarding the cases of crimes against women in the state, Lucknow.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati waves as she is garlanded by the party workers after being re-elected as the party president during a meeting, at BSP headquarters in Lucknow. BSP MP Satish Chandra Mishra is also seen.

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Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati pays floral tributes to the mortal remains of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj at her residence in New Delhi. Sushma Swaraj passed away at the age of 67 on Tuesday after suffering from a cardiac arrest.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA from Hussainabad constituency Kushwaha Shivpujan Mehta appears before the Jharkhand Women Commission (JWC) in connection with a women's exploitation case, field against him, in Ranchi.

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly speaker Hriday Narain Dixit and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna (R) along with SP, Congress and BSP leaders display radio frequency identity cards (RFID) in Assembly premises, in Lucknow.

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Nephew Akash Anand is all ears and admiration for Mayawati at a rally in Mainpuri

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP from Amroha Danish Ali arrives for the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Bahaujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati's residence wears a deserted look during the counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav leaves after meeting the Bahujan Samajwadi Party supremo Mayawati at her residence, in Lucknow.

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A view outside Bahujan Samaj Party Headquarters, in Lucknow.

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A BSP supporter displays a cut-out during the party chief Mayawati's election campaign rally in east Delhi. Campaigning in Delhi will end today, as the national capital will vote in the sixth phase of polling on Sunday.

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BSP President Mayawatiat an election campaign rally for the Lok Sabha polls, in New Delhi.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow.

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BSP supremo Mayawati waves during an election campaign rally in support of SP-BSP-RLD alliance candidates, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party candidate from Kannauj Dimple Yadav seeks blessings of BSP chief Mayawati during an election campaign rally in Kannauj.

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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, BSP supremo Mayawati and RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh during an election campaign rally in favour of SP candidate Dimple Yadav (R), ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Kannauj.

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav exchanges greetings with Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati as SP President Akhilesh Yadav looks on during their joint election campaign rally in Mainpuri

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati waves at the crowd during their joint election campaign rally in Mainpuri.

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav interacts with Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati as SP President Akhilesh Yadav looks on, during their joint election campaign rally in Mainpuri

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, his son and party President Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra and SP's Akshay Yadav and BSP's Akash Anand wave at crowd during their joint election campaign rally in Mainpuri

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, his son and party President Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati wave at the crowd during their joint election campaign rally in Mainpuri

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, his son and party President Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati during their joint election campaign rally in Mainpuri

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Former IAS officer and Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Umrao Salodia files his nomination for the Lok Sabha polls, in Jaipur

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Passersby look at a huge thermocol-based elephant, BSP's party symbol, installed on a vehicle on the last day of the election campaign, in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka

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Supporters at BSP supremo Mayawati's election campaign rally for Lok Sabha elections, in Amroha

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BSP supremo Mayawati during an election campaign rally, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Mysore

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BSP President Mayawati during a campaign in support of Lok Sabha party candidate Satveer Nagar from Gautam Buddh Nagar, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Greater Noida

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav at an election campaign rally in support of the grand-alliance (SP, BSP and RLD) candidates for Lok Sabha polls, in Ghaziabad.

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BSP supremo Mayawati receives a memento from RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary and others during a joint election campaign rally of SP, BSP and RLD for Lok Sabha polls, in Meerut.

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Supporters at a joint election campaign rally of SP, BSP and RLD for the Lok Sabha polls, in Meerut.

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BSP supremo Mayawati receives a memento from RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary and others during a joint election campaign rally of SP, BSP and RLD for Lok Sabha polls, in Meerut.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh and his son and party leader Jayant Chaudhary wave during their joint election campaign rally at Deoband in Saharanpur.

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Supporters jubilate during SP, BSP and RLD's joint election campaign rally at Deoband in Saharanpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh and BSP leader SC Mishra during their joint election campaign rally at Deoband in Saharanpur.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati waves at party supporters during a public rally ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Nagpur.

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BSP Supremo Mayawati with Jana Sena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan during an election rally, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Tirupati.

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Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati with Jana Sena party Chief Pawan Kalyan during a press conference, in Visakhapatnam.

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A view of statues of BSP chief Mayawati, at Ambedkar Park in Lucknow.

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A view of statues of elephants, BSP party's symbol, at Ambedkar Park in Lucknow. The Supreme Court said it was of the tentative view that BSP chief Mayawati has to deposit public money used for erecting statues of herself and elephants, the party's symbol, at parks in Lucknow and Noida to the state exchequer.

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A view of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati's statues among others at Dalit Prerna Sthal, in Noida. The Supreme Court said it was of the tentative view that BSP chief Mayawati has to deposit public money used for erecting statues of herself and elephants, the party's symbol, at parks in Lucknow and Noida to the state exchequer.

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Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati releases a book titled 'A Travelogue of My Struggle-Ridden Life and BSP Movement' during a press conference on the occasion of her 63rd birthday, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav greets Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on her 63rd birthday in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav greets Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on her 63rd birthday in Lucknow. Both the parties recently entered into an alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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BSP supremo Mayawati being greeted with a bouquet from Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav during a joint press conference in Lucknow.

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BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav during a joint press conference in Lucknow.

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BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav during a joint press conference, in Lucknow.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav during a meeting at former's residence, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav and BSP MP Satish Chandra Misra address the media during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Bengaluru, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

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Newly sworn-in Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy with Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and others during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government, in Bengaluru, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

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BSP supremo Mayawati and Janata Congress (Chhatisgarh) President Ajit Jogi during a press conference to annouce their alliance for assembly polls in Chhatisgarh, in Lucknow, Thursday, Sept 20, 2018.

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Mayawati will leverage her UP strength for gains elsewhere

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Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati waves at the crowd during an election rally in support of BSP MLA candidate Naveen Pilaniya, in Jaipur.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati addresses a public gathering at BHEL Dussehra Ground, in Bhopal.

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Former CM Ajit Jogi with BSP supremo Mayawati

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BSP supremo Mayawati with Sonia Gandhi

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Jailed BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari being produced in a special court in connection with various criminal cases filed against him, in Allahabad.

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BSP supremo Mayawati and Janata Congress (Chhatisgarh) President Ajit Jogi during a press conference to annouce their alliance for assembly polls in Chhatisgarh, in Lucknow.

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Newly inducted minister N Mahesh of BSP being greeted by the party General Secretary Satish Chandra Mishra during a swearing-in ceremony for the new council of ministers, at Rajbhavan in Bengaluru.

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BSP president and former UP chief minister Mayawati vacates her official residence on the directives of the Supreme Court, in Lucknow which has been converted into a memorial after party founder Kanshi Ram.

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Leaders of non-BJP parties line up in Bangalore on May 23

An RLD-SP-BSP rally in Khera Gadai, Kairana, UP

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Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati wave at the crowd during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government, in Bengaluru.

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Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Bengaluru.

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Newly sworn-in Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, AICC President Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi wave during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Bengaluru.

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A sign board that reads "Sri Kanshiram Ji Yadgar Vishram Sthal", put up on former chief minister Mayawati's government bungalow, which she has to vacate today as per the Supreme Court's directives, in Lucknow.

JD(S) leader and Karnataka chief minister-designate H D Kumaraswamy greets BSP supremo Mayawati at her residence, in New Delhi.

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BSP chief Mayawati is accorded grand welcome by her party workers and JD(S) supporters during her visit for campaign for Karnataka Assembly Elections in Mysore.

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A BSP worker paints the newly constructed statue of BR Ambedkar in blue in Badaun. The saffron-statue raised controversy as Ambedkar's statues have always been shown in blue coat.

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BSP workers pay homage to party founder Kanshi Ram on his birth anniversary at Kanshi Ram memorial in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav leaves after attending a meeting with BSP president Mayawati at her residence in Lucknow. SP Chief had profusely thanked Mayawati for her party's support in the by-election on two Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

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Samajwadi Party workers celebrate party's success in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-elections, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party workers celebrate party's success in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-elections, in Lucknow.

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RLD’s Ajit Singh has backed the SP-BSP front, but his future path is as iffy as that of his social base

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BSP leader Satish Chandra Misra at Parliament House during the on-going Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati holds a sword presented to her during a public meeting in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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BSP supremo Mayawati being garlanded during the South India workers conference in Bengaluru.

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Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati waves during a party workers meeting at the party office in Lucknow.

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Fire brigade workers try to douse a state transport roadways bus that was set on fire by supporters of BSP leader Rajesh Yadav after his death, in Allahabad. Bahujan Samaj Party leader Rajesh Yadav was shot dead near the Tarachand hostel of Allahabad University on Monday night.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, BSP's Satish Chandra Mishra, Samajwadi Party's Naresh Agarwal, CPI's D Raja and other leaders of opposition parties after a meeting at Parliament Annexe in New Delhi.

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Mayawati walks out of the Rajya Sabha

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BSP chief Mayawati speaks on attrocities against Dalits, outside the Parliament, in New Delhi. Also threatens to quit from Rajya Sabha if she is not allowed to speak.

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UPAs presidential candidate Meira Kumar meets with BSP supremo Mayawati at her residence, in Lucknow.

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Opposition leaders meets to finalise common candidates for the upcoming presidential and vice-presidential elections at Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's office at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Gopalkrishna Gandhi’s name has been floated, but the regional parties in Opposition aren’t enamoured of him

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BSP supremo Mayawati after a meeting to discuss the strategy for the upcoming Presidential elections, in New Delhi.

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