While Mamata Banerjee said she would skip the meet because of the "politics of the opposition" in West Bengal, Mayawati is miffed because 6 BSP MLAs in Rajasthan joined the Congress in September.
The death of the 23-year-old woman is extremely painful and the BSP is with the victim’s family in this hour of grief, she said.
Congress, PDP and National Conference have opposed the decisions.
Amid the Opposition protests, Minister Danve Raosaheb Dadarao tried to speak about the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, from the fourth row.
The announcement comes a day after Mayawati held a meeting with party workers to review her BSP's showing in the recent Lok Sabha polls.
“Even if our paths are different, we welcome it.” Akhilesh Yadav said.
The Election Commission has ordered campaigning in nine West Bengal constituencies to end at 10 pm on Thursday, a day before its scheduled deadline.
Election observers say this has been an unusually hostile campaign.
Swamy held out the possibility that Mayawati could be persuaded to join the BJP in such a scenario.
The EC on Monday imposed a nation-wide ban on Mayawati, among other leaders, for their “provocative” communal remarks