BSP spent more than Rs 68 crore on assembly elections in 5 states this year; TMC, NCP and CPI more than combined | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party spent Rs 68.64 crore in the assembly elections held in five states, including Uttar Pradesh This year, the election expenditure of three national parties – TMC, NCP and CPI – is more than Rs 9 crore.
The party, in its presentation to the Election Commission, said that it spent a total of Rs 68,64,63,288 to contest the assembly elections in Goa. Manipur, PunjabUttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
While she contested all the 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh, she managed to win only one.
Its poor performance was termed by political observers. BSPUnder the leadership of Dalit leader Mayawati, a four-time former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, as the ‘end of the road’ for the party.
Trinamool submitted its report to the Election Commission Congress Said that it spent more than Rs 47.54 crore in the assembly elections of five states.
The Communist Party of India in its election expenditure report said that it spent Rs 1.30 crore in five states.
The election bill of Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party was Rs 10.54 crore.
The BSP won two seats in Uttarakhand and one in Punjab, while one seat remained vacant in Goa and Manipur.
The BSP, TMC, CPI and NCP are recognized national parties.
The BJP retained power in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, while the Aam Aadmi Party ousted the Congress in Punjab in the state elections.