Mahan Dal

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Mahan Dal
Leader Keshav Dev Maurya
Founder Keshav Dev Maurya
Headquarters Sector-30, Faridabad, Haryana
Alliance UPA (2014-)
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 545
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Website
www.mahandal.com
Politics of India
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Mahan Dal (translation: Great Party ) is an Indian political party founded by Keshav Dev Maurya based in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Politics[edit]

On 11 March 2014 Maurya in a joint press conference with Rashtriya Parivartan Dal's chief DP Yadav said "Our party do not have any ideology... Our main aim is to grab power for welfare of our society... Every one is doing so but I say it openly.".[1] Maurya added that his party "did not have the position to contest in the Lok Sabha polls alone" and its "alliance with RPD will continue in future too".

Elections[edit]

2014 Loksabha election[edit]

Mahan Dal had joined Indian National Congress-led United Progressive Alliance. In western Uttar Pradesh, Mahan Dal contested on three Lok Sabha constituencies, Badaun, Nagina and Etah[2] while Rashtriya Lok Dal contested in eight constituencies as per an arrangement with INC.[3]
Mahan Dal claimed that the OBC voters of western UP specially Shakyas, Mauryas and Kushwahas would support them in the election[4] but Mahan Dal candidates lost on all three allocated seats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our main aim is to grab power for welfare of society:Mahan Dal". Business Standard. 2014-03-12. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  2. ^ "Western UP: Cong gives eight seats to RLD, 3 to Mahan Dal". The Indian Express. 2014-03-09. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  3. ^ Seth, Maulshree (2014-03-09). "Cong to leave 8 seats for RLD, 3 for Mahan Dal in western UP". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  4. ^ "Mahan Dal enters fray with Congress - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 

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