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Yes to Uncle Shivpal, but no to the main parties: Akhilesh Yadav reveals his probable plans for the 2022 elections


Without naming Congress and the Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP), Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav said on Saturday that his party will not seek an alliance with any major party in the 2022 assembly elections as the gates open. are open for smaller parties. Akhilesh is ready to bury the ax with his uncle Shivpal Yadav and his party Pragatisheel Samajwadi. And if the SP comes to power, Shivpal’s party will have representation in the cabinet, Akhilesh said.

“We will adjust that party as well. Jaswantnagar is his seat (Shivpal Yadav’s) and the Samajwadi Party vacated it. In the near future, we will make your leader a cabinet minister, and what further adjustment is needed? Akhilesh said, quoted by PYI.

Shivpal Yadav, the estranged uncle of Akhilesh Yadav, was elected from the Jaswantnagar assembly constituency in the 2017 state elections. He later introduced a new political party, the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia), and contested the Lok Sabha elections. of 2019 in its symbol of Firozabad.

“When elections are contested by election officials, police superintendents, additional district magistrates, SHOs, and police commanders, who will then win. The BJP was not challenging the by-elections but their government officials, ”Akhilesh said of his party’s performance in the by-elections in the state.

In 2017, SP and Congress announced an alliance in the assembly election. The BJP had won 312 seats, while Congress won seven seats and the SP won 47 seats.

(With PTI inputs)

Hindustan Times