Lucknow: After yesterday's election debacle in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati quit as CM and submitted her resignation to Governor BL Joshi at 11 am. The BSP chief is expected to address a press conference at her party office in Lucknow at 12 PM today.
The leader known for her mass appeal was refused across her home state yesterday. Of Uttar Pradesh's 403 seats, Mayawati won 80 seats.Mulayam Singh Yadav, will return to power as chief minister his fourth term ends her hopes for a fifth. The parliamentary board of the Samajwadi Party will meet today to discuss the contours of government formation.
she has the distinction of being the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh to have completed a full five-year term in the post.