UP Civic poll: BSP's performance is beyond expectationLat week, civic election was held in 16 municipal towns of Uttar Pradesh. Many election observers said that this would be the first major political test of Jogi Adityanath, the first-time Chief Minister of the state.
The election result of those 16 civic bodies came yesterday. Ms. Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party's performance has been noteworthy. Although its campaign was low-profile, it has come to second place in almost all places leaving behind Samajwadi Party and Congress in distant third place and fourth place, respectively. The party is showing signs of revival. The performances of other major parties i.e., BJP, SP and Congress, are on expected lines.
Incidentally, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has managed to win 14 mayoral posts out of these 16 municipal towns.