Mulayam gets ready for 2014 with third front on mind.SAMAJWADI Party Samajwadi Party (Socialist Party) is a political party in India. It describes itself as a democratic socialist and anti-English language party. It was founded on October 4, 1992. chief Mulayam Singh Yadav plans to use the situation arising out of the current logjam log·jam
1. An immovable mass of floating logs crowded together.
2. A deadlock, as in negotiations; an impasse.
Noun 1. in Parliament over Coalgate to consolidate his position as leader of the possible third front which, he claims, may come to power after the next Lok Sabha The Lok Sabhha (alternatively titled, the House of the People, by the Constitution of India) is the lower house in the Parliament of India. The Lok Sabha also stands for the term of the lower house between consecutive parliamentary general elections in India. poll.
In a meeting of the party leaders in Lucknow on Sunday, the SP chief reportedly said he was trying to get in touch with the parties which could form the third front.
" The third front may need the support of one of the two major political parties, in case it is short of a majority, to form the government at the Centre in 2014. There are also some UPA and NDA partners which could join the front," an SP leader quoted Yadav as saying.
" So while we have to stand with the opposition parties including the BJP- led NDA, we also have to make it more than clear that we will not be part of any attempt seeking to topple the Congress- led UPA government. However, an early general election cannot be ruled out," he said.
The SP supports the Congress- led UPA government from outside.
Admitting that the political situation was not as good for his party as it was just after its landslide victory In politics, a landslide victory (or just a landslide) is the victory of a candidate or political party by an overwhelming majority in an election.
Landslides can occur when one candidate or party is perceived as far superior to its opponents, through unfair in the UP assembly elections in March, the senior Yadav said, " The party leaders should spend more time with the voters if they want the party to come to the power at the CentreC* Our constant communication with the voters is necessary to win 60 out of 80 parliamentary seats in the state." The SP supremo's strategy can also be partially understood from his Saturday's statement, saying his party would not withdraw support to the UPA as it may only benefit the Congress.
" Withdrawal of support would help the Congress in gaining sympathy votes. So we would only wait and see whether the government falls on its own. In that case, the smaller parties will emerge in the states and a third front will come into being," he told news persons on Saturday.
A senior SP leader said the decision of Mulayam to hold the party's national executive meeting in Kolkata on September 12- 13 was aimed at improving his relation with West Bengal West Bengal: see Bengal.
State (pop., 2001: 80,176,197), northeastern India. It is bordered by Nepal and Bangladesh and the states of Orissa, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, Assam, and Meghalaya and has an area of 34,267 sq mi (88,752 sq km); chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.
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