Lucknow: Priyanka Maurya, who is face of Congress Uttar Pradesh Campaign, 'Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun' might join BJP. She is mulling over joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after she was denied a ticket to contest in the UP assembly elections.
Asked whether she would join the BJP, Ms Maurya, who was seen in the party office in Lucknow earlier on Wednesday, indicated that she may join the ruling party in the state.
"Probably, yes. I have worked a lot in the field but ticket distribution was pre-planned. I was not given a ticket, but I was a deserving candidate," she told ANI.
"Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon" is a slogan but Congress didn't give me a chance to fight," she added.
Ms Maurya, who is a vice president of Mahila Congress in Uttar Pradesh, said she will take the final decision soon.
The Congress has been organizing 'marathons' under it's campaign 'Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun.' But due to the spike in the pandemic these have been postponed.
Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.