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Mayawati promises Ambedkar Vidarbha Rajya

August 19, 2004 17:12 IST

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursday said the party, if voted to power in Maharashtra, will create a separate state of Vidarbha and name it after Babasaheb Ambedkar.

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"We will carve out a separate Vidarbha state and name it as Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Vidarbha Rajya," Mayawati told reporters in Mumbai.

The BSP had performed well in Vidarbha in the recent Lok Sabha election.

About forging an alliance with the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party, Mayawati said: "We have not made up our mind so far...but as of now, we want to go it alone in the polls."

The party will contesting all 288 seats, she said.

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Number of User Comments: 11

Sub: Mayawati_vidarbha

I think we shud also ban hindi like tamilnadu in our state if we want to save ourselves from illeterate polyticians of UP and bihar. ...

Posted by suhas

Sub: non-sense

naming vidhrabha does not feed the poor and make the illetrate,literate and diseased are not made healthy.this is typical political hype and indians are not ...

Posted by kuldeep

Sub: Grand applause for Mayawati

Good News for BSP ppl but i think we open category people should think of it. Sometimes it feels that the person belonging to open ...

Posted by Aniket

Sub: Ambedkar Rajya

Few years later, the situtaion will be according to following lines. My name is B R Ambedkar. I live in B R Ambedkar Rajya. I ...

Posted by MA

Sub: Is it not like polluting Dr. Ambedkar´s name

It sounds wiered. ..Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar vidarbha rajya.. I am sure its a vote picking tactiks. but I hope indians are not fool to be ...

Posted by Dharmendra



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