Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav will not contest this time’s assembly elections. Akhilesh Yadav himself has given this information. Akhilesh Yadav has also told that his party. Samajwadi Party and Jayant Chaudhary’s Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) have formed an alliance, which will soon announce the sharing of seats together.
Talking to news agency PTI, Akhilesh Yadav said on Monday that he not contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections to be held early next year. Akhilesh also said that the alliance between his party and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has been finalized for the elections. The SP chief said, “Our alliance with RLD finalised. The seat-sharing is to finalised.”
Chances of taking uncle Shivpal Yadav’s party along
On the possibility of taking along uncle Shivpal Yadav’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) in the elections, Akhilesh said, “I have no problem with it. He and his people will be given due respect.” However, he did not say when a final decision would be taken in this regard.
Asked about the alliance with former minister Omprakash Rajbhar-led Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SUBHSP), the SP president said it was a natural alliance and people of eastern Uttar Pradesh accepted it. This will ensure the defeat of BJP.
We all take up the issues of farmers, unemployed and common people.
On the election promises of free electricity by Subhaspa and employment to one crore people by RLD, the former chief minister said, “Every party has its own agenda. We all take up the issues of farmers, unemployed and common people. Every party has its own agenda. Is releasing the manifesto. If we get victory in the elections, then our government will try to include all those issues and promises in its priority and for this a common minimum program will be prepared.
Asked about an alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) or Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress, the SP leader said, “Our party has not spoken to him.”
Akhilesh claimed that the SP was the only party that could take on the BJP and stand before it in the public interest. Farmers are also with SP. This time there will be a change in the state and people have made up their mind for this. Regarding SP’s Vijay Rath Yatra, Akhilesh said that this Rath Yatra started last month and will continue till November 11. On the work of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Akhilesh said, “The Chief Minister has ruined the state. By claiming to fulfill 90 per cent of the promises of its manifesto, the BJP is only lying.”