Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has said the Congress is more interested in forming the government in Uttar Pradesh in 2022 than stopping the BJP from forming the government at Centre in Lok Sabha elections
Samajwadi Party Chief, Akhilesh Yadav asked if the alliance of three parties (SP-BSP-RLD) is 'maha-milawat' (as described by Prime Minister Modi), then what should the alliance of 38 parties be called.
Salman Khurshid, who is the Congress’ candidate from Farrukhabad, of which Kaimganj assembly segment is a part, is locked in a triangular contest with BJP’s sitting MP Mukesh Rajput and BSP's Manoj Agarwal.
Saharanpur, with a sizeable Muslim population, will cast its vote on Thursday along with Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad and Gautam Budhha Nagar in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the grand alliance of opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh will ensure the removal of all 'chowkidars' and the country will get a new prime minister after the Lok Sabha polls.
The big takeaway from the list is announcement of BJP president Amit Shah to contest his first Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, a seat that has been represented by senior leader L.K. Advani for past five terms.
The Congress wants to enter into alliances in various states and party president Rahul Gandhi has clearly stated that the party will take to the electoral battlefield in the Lok Sabha elections with its alliance partners, Gehlot said.
Bhim Army's Vinay Ratan Singh also said the outfit would not have supported BSP supremo Mayawati had she not been part of the Dalit movement and asked SP chief Akhilesh Yadav to make amends for the mistakes of his party.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Saturday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's entry into politics will make 'no difference' to the BJP's Lok Sabha poll prospects in the state and dismissed the SP-BSP alliance as 'false alarm'.
Referring to her party's pre-poll alliance with the SP in Uttar Pradesh, she said it was based on "mutual respect" and "honest intentions", adding that "the SP-BSP alliance is perfect enough to defeat the BJP, especially in UP"