Lucknow, March 6 : Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) received a shot in its arm on Sunday as it won 23 out of 28 local bodies seats in the legislative council. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) won two seats, the Congress one and the Bharatiya Janata Party drew a duck.
Two other seats were bagged by independent candidates. With Sunday's victory, the SP has gained a majority in the 100-member upper house. Seven SP candidates were declared elected unopposed.