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JP Nadda holds meeting with members of BJP committee formed for Brahmin outreach on UP Assembly polls

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 27, 2021 12:21 PM

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party National President JP Nadda is holding an important meeting with members of BJP committee formed for Brahmin outreach in UP, regarding upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

As per sources, Senior BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh also called on party president JP Nadda today at Delhi.

BJP on Sunday constituted a committee that will look after the party’s campaign on wooing Brahmin voters in UP elections. Today’s meeting will finalize the blueprint on the working of that committee, said sources.

 

In the 2017 UP assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party won 312 out of a total of 403 seats.The halfway mark is 202. While Samajwadi Party bagged 47 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party won 19 and Congress could manage to win only seven seats.

 

As per the 2011 census: OBC = 40%; Dalits(SC) = 20.8%; Tribals(ST) = 0.8%; Forward caste = 23%; Muslims = 19%; Others = 0.9%, while the Muslim population then was 38,483,967. Which was 19% of the total population.

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