Lucknow: In addition to Uttar Pradesh, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) think tank will also chalk out the poll strategies for the four other states which will face elections in 2012. Some key decisions in this regard are likely to be taken in the meeting of UP Chief Minister Mayawati with party’s national coordinators on Saturday at its headquarters in the national capital.

The party is especially eyeing Uttarkhand and Punjab where it is active since last few years. The BSP has already announced that it will contest elections alone in these two states.

A day after unveiling the central park in Noida, BSP supremo Mayawati has called for the important meeting in New Delhi. The BSP will finalise its strategy for elections in Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttar Pradesh.

According to sources, in-charge of various units in Punjab and Uttarakhand can be associated with strengthening the party in the states.

Senior leaders of the party have been handed over their areas of work. The responsibility of poll campaign in Uttarkhand has been handed over to Daddu Prasad, whereas Narendra Kashyap will party activities in Punjab.

Previously, despite the efforts the BSP could not make a mark during elections in West Bengal, Bihar and other states.

However, taking lessons from past experiences, emphasis is being laid on selection of the candidates. Mayawati will review the party’s agenda and electoral progress to date after which directions will be issued.

JPN/Bureau