Shimla: Bhaujan Samaj Party, the new entrant to Himachal Politics was hoping to replicate the social engineering experiment from Uttar Pradesh and today laid claim that its ranks in the state were swelling which would be reflected in the election outcome.â€œWe are confident that BSP would for the next government as both the congress and BJP have betrayed the peoples faith by not keeping the promises made,â€ said Naresh Chauhan, a retired colonel who has been appointed BSP convener for the districts of Solan, Shimla and Kinnaur.
â€œThe people were having to live with sharp rise in prices of essential commodities, unemployment and large-scale corruption, which has plagued successive congress and BJP governments,â€ said Chauhan.
Chauhan said that rising stature UP chief minister Maywati was receiving international attention and BSP would deploy her as the star campaigner during the elections.
He said that while the both the Congress and the BJP governments had been insensitive towards fulfilling the basic needs of people, for the first time there was an credible alternative in the state which was receiving warm response from all quarters.
He said that BSP would give tickets to candidates with a clean image and those who had the capability of winning the elections.