हिंदी में कवरेज के लिए यहां पढ़ें

The semi final to the Lok Sabha elections in 2019 will be held in 2017 in Uttar Pradesh. BJP, BSP, SP and Congress are expected to slog it out. After Bihar if BJP loses UP then it will be a big setback for the party. Maya is also trying to make a comeback and looks to be the front runner as of now as per opinion polls.

Politicalbaba / Politcalbaaba (PB) will be covering the polls in detail with blogs, analytical posts, insights, issues in these polls, profiles of key leaders, history of elections in the state, party prospects, projections etc. like carried out for Bihar 2015 and State Elections 2016. Each week a new post will be carried out in the build up to the polls next year in Q1. Do provide your feedback on topics covered and let me know if you want me to cover some stuff.

I. Background

Countdown to The Mahasangram Begins – Blog (PB)

5 Things You Need to Know About UP Elections 2017 Before You Guess the Winner – Blog (PB)

Does Lok Sabha 2014 Polls signal the end of caste based politics in UP? – Blog (PB)

II. Thematic

Can Prashant deliver UP & Punjab to Congress? – Yahoo (PB + SC)

BJP May Benefit By Not Announcing A CM Candidate In UP – Swarajya (PB + SC)

Why Mayawati is a strong contender in UP? – Blog (PB)

Is Rajnath a goof choice to be Face of BJP Campaign in UP? – Blog (PB + SC)

Why Muslim voters will desert Mulayam in favour of Mayawati in UP – DailyO (PB + SC)

BJP Can Win A Landslide In Uttar Pradesh, But…. – Swarajya (PB + SC)

How Priyanka Gandhi will change rules of the game for Congress in UP – DailyO (PB + SC)

BJP’s 3 Pillar Strategy in Uttar Pradesh – Blog (PB)

The Real Question in the Uttar Pradesh election – Linkedin Pulse (SC)

Will Akhilesh make a comeback in UP? – The Quint (PB)

It’s all about caste in Uttar Pradesh! – MeriNews (PB)

Nobody has a clue: Voters to have the last laugh in Uttar Pradesh! – MeriNews (PB)

Uttar Pradesh Polls: Winning Formula Eludes BJP – Swarajya (PB + SC)

Why is the Samajwadi Party in lead in UP? – Linkedin Pulse (SC)

Will SP-Congress Mahagathbandhan in UP Prove Fatal for BJP? – The Quint (PB + SC)

Mayawati is running out of options in UP! – Linkedin (SC)

Why BJP is front runner in UP? – Blog (PB)

Only two X-Factors remain in the Uttar Pradesh election – Linkedin (SC)

What Happens If SP Implodes? What Happens If It Splits?  – Swarajyamag (PB + SC)

Winds of Change? Congress in UP Luring Most Number of Suitors Now – The Quint (PB + SC)

Will demonetization push Mayawati towards Congress in Uttar Pradesh? – Linkedin (PB + SC)

Has #YadavPariWar made BJP favourites to win Uttar Pradesh? – Blog (PB)

How UP elections is uncannily similar to Bihar polls? – Blog (PB)

How UP election is starkly different from Bihar polls? – Blog (PB)

III. Opinion Polls

Punjab and UP Opinion Polls Suggest Game Abhi Baaki Hai! – Blog (PB)

Opinion polls predict different results, contest wide open in UP – Merinews (PB)

IV. News Based

Appointment of Ghulam Nabi Azad – Part I of Congress UP Strategy – Blog (PB)

Quami Ekta Dal merger with Samajwadi Party is a Zero Sum Game – Blog (PB)

No Impact of Maurya’s resignation on BSP Prospects in UP – Blog (PB)

Apna Dal merges with BJP, Lessons learnt from Bihar – Blog (PB)

Appointment of Shiela as CM face for UP – Part II of Congress Strategy – Blog (PB)

V. Know Your Neta Series

Know Your Neta – Akhilesh Yadav – Blog (PB)

Know Your Neta – Keshav Prasad Maurya – Blog (PB)

Know Your Neta: Mayawati – Blog (PB)

Know Your Neta: Mulayam Singh Yadav – Blog (PB)

Know Your Neta: Jitin Prasad – Blog (PB)

V. Historical Data of UP Elections

Party Wise Performance 1951-2012 (Seats) – Google Docs (PB)

Party Wise Performance 1951-2012 (Vote Share) – Google Docs (PB)

PB: Amitabh Suryakiran Tiwari (aka Politicalbaba), SC: Subhash Chandra