Confident of BJP forming government in UP: Piyush Goyal

Emphasising that the people of Uttar Pradesh are fed up with the lacklustre governance of the incumbent Samajwadi Party (SP) and the previous rule of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Union Minister for Power and Coal Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that in the 2017 assembly elections, it will be the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which will form a government in the state.

Taking part in ETV's popular 'The J C Show', Goyal told Head, News, Jagadeesh Chandra, "The BJP will successfully form a government in Uttar Pradesh as people of the state will vote for change as they are fed up with the SP and BSP."

The BJP seems to have been prompted to pull up its socks and aggressively move ahead by keeping Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a pivotal role during the party's grass roots level campaigning.

The UP unit of BJP already seems to be ready with its first batch of nearly 200 candidates who will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

The first list of about 200 candidates is likely to be announced by the end of May.

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