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Akhilesh Yadav Will Not Contest Upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections, Finalises Alliance With RLD

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav said that he will not be contesting the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections in 2022. He also said that an alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal has been finalized.

Akhilesh Yadav Will Not Contest Upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections, Finalises Alliance With RLD
Akhilesh Yadav said that he will not contest upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections of 2022. Twitter

Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that he will not contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls early next year.

He also said that an alliance between his party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for the polls has been finalised.

"Our alliance with RLD is final. Seat sharing is to be finalised," he told PTI in an interview.

Yadav, who is also SP MP from Azamgarh and the chief minister face of his party, said he will "not be contesting the assembly polls".

On chances of taking uncle Shivpal Yadav's Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia  (PSPL) along in the polls, he said, "I dont have any problem in this. He and his men will be given due honour."

(With PTI Inputs)

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