31,000 rupees, declared assets of Ram Udaar Verma, BJP candidate from Mehnaun, Gonda district, and the poorest by far. A National Election Watch analysis of 284 candidates contesting the first phase of the UP polls found BSP candidates to be the richest, among all parties. Average assets: Rs 3.83 cr.
"I was like a pawn guarding the wazir."
Babu Singh Kushwaha, now BJP
Disgraced ex-family welfare minister says he was framed in NRHM scam,
says BSP chief Mayawati headed ministry before him
“Na Muslim, na Hindu, abki Gulshan Bindu (Neither Muslim nor Hindu, this time it’s Gulshan Bindu).”
—Campaign slogan of Bindu,