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How AIMIM helped BJP win UP polls

Ahmedabad Mirror | 13/03/2022 05:37 PM | Click to read full article

On several seats Owaisi's candidate have taken away votes that, if added to the SP-RLD combine, would have ensured the defeat of the BJP. In UP, the BJP won 7 seats by 200 votes, 23 seats by 500 votes, 49 seats by 1000 votes, 86 seats by 2000 votes.

In all these seats Owaisi has scored generously and helped BJP by dividing the opposition votes. The BJP won the seat by getting 97,165 votes -- 1,445 more than the SP-RLD. The AIMIM had taken away 2,290 votes, allowing a win for the BJP.