Varanasi: Congress leader and former finance minister P. Chidambaram arrived at Varanasi on Saturday to take reactions from the people for preparing Congress manifesto. Meanwhile, he reacted to the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party alliance in Uttar Pradesh, saying that Congress should not be underestimated.
P. Chidambaram said, "UP will witness more grand alliances. Congress will contest on its own even if not included in any alliance."
Ahead of 2019 general elections, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party and Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party on Saturday announced their alliance in the state giving a jolt to the BJP cadre in UP. Both parties will contest in 38 seats each as they have not disclosed their plan for four remaining seats. Also Read : President Kovind gives nod to 10% quota bill