In the 2017 UP elections, out of the total 403 seats in the state, the BSP could win only 19 seats. The party was faced with a crisis of survival at this time.
Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) leader Satish Chandra Mishra has given a big statement on the ABP-C voter survey conducted for the UP assembly elections 2022. During the election program of a channel, when BSP was described as extremely backward in the ABP-C Voter survey, Satish Chandra Mishra, closest to Mayawati, said, ‘Whether it is a C voter or someone else… we are about such a survey because Can not comment, because such survey agencies, from whom do those survey agencies meet, where do they meet, how many voters do they meet? We are going to every district, we are meeting fifty to 50 thousand people, every day. Now, with which people they take out the survey, only they can tell. ,
Millions of people come to our rallies but they are not being shown
Satish Chandra Mishra said, ‘We also had many such survey agencies contacted. You guys talk to us, we will show you this, we will show that, we will show the reality. We said that even to show the reality, we have to catch any agency, then it is useless for us. But you see at the ground level that if someone is walking empty-handed, those people are walking with 500 people, they are visible and the lakhs who are gathering are not visible. We definitely did that we put the pictures which are there and also put them on YouTube.
BSP far behind in ABP-C voter survey
The survey conducted by ABP News and C Voter regarding the UP Assembly Election 2022 is from 23 December to 29 December 2021. The survey agency has talked to 12 thousand 129 people of the state in this. The agency claims that it has a margin of error of plus minus three to plus minus 5%. According to the results of this survey, if elections are held today, then BJP gets 41 percent, SP 33 percent, BSP 12 percent, Congress 8 percent and another 6 percent vote share.
BSP was badly defeated in the 2017 assembly elections
In the 2017 UP elections, out of the total 403 seats in the state, the BSP could win only 19 seats. The party was faced with a crisis of survival at this time. Many big leaders have left the party in the last five years. Even BSP supremo Mayawati had to change the state president 4 times in the last 5 years. In 2018, BSP replaced Ram Achal Rajbhar and made RS Kushwaha the state president. After him, Munkad Ali became the state president in 2019 and now Bhim Rajbhar is the state president of the party.
Vote share was 30 percent in 2007, the graph fell sharply in 2017
In the 2007 assembly elections, the BSP had captured the power of UP. Since then the situation of the party has been deteriorating continuously. The BSP had secured 206 seats in 2007 with a vote share of 30.43 per cent. With this, in 2012, BSP got 80 with 25.95 percent vote share, but in 2017 it got the biggest setback. The vote share of the party fell by about 8 per cent and the seats were reduced to a minimum. The BSP could win only 19 seats in 2017.