Lucknow, Jan 12: The Mulsim vote in Uttar Pradesh which is crucial to the prospects of any party are unlikely to vote for the Samajwadi Party — thanks to the never ending family feud. The Muslim vote which accounts to 20 per cent of the entire electorate is likely to go to the Bahujan Samaj Party, political observers say.
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Muslims are complaining that they have been let down by the SP which had made several promises in 2012. Most of the promises are not fulfilled and the ongoing family feud is adding to the problem, the community has complained.
Abid Masood, a resident of Azamgarh tells OneIndia that the divide in the family has in fact helped the BJP. “We need to look for a secular party and the BSP is our only hope. Moreover the rift is beyond repair and this is going to hurt the party a lot,” he also said.
Muslims have been accusing the SP of not fulfilling the poll promises made in 2012. There are a host of other issues too which have upset the Muslims. Let us take a look at four of them: