According to a recent survey conducted by Satellite Political Survey (SAS), the newly launched All India Mahila Empowerment Party’s (MEP), is going to emerge as the second largest party in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly Elections.
According to SAS, MEP is going to bag 70 seats out of the 224 seats, claiming 31.2%.
The survey has put the incumbent Congress party, at 71 seats, BJP at 53 seats, JD(s) at 17 seats and others at 13 seats.
Founded by Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Dr. Nowhera Shaik, MEP is contesting in all the 224 constituencies in the state.
The party, which was launched on 12th November 2017 at New Delhi, announced its participation in the Karnataka elections a month later on December 12th in Bangalore.
After the launch, hundreds of people have joined the party all over the state. More than 6,000 candidates have applied for the position of MLAs.
According to Dr. Shaikh, MEP will reserve 33% of seats to women from all sections of society.