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Samajwadi Party silver jubilee: Senior leaders reach Lucknow to attend ‘mega event’

Sharad Yadav said that there was no plan to form a 'grand alliance' in UP.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 17, 2016 12:28 pm
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Senior leaders across different political parties have reached Lucknow to attend the silver jubilee celebrations of the Samajwadi Party on Saturday. RJD supremo and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav, former Prime Minister HD Deva Gowda and JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav are among those who have reached the venue.

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will be present on the stage with father and party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav in a show of strength and unity for the first time in the last three days.

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The Samajwadi Party witnessed infighting among it’s own leaders recently after Akhilesh Yadav removed uncle Shivpal from his cabinet following which senior leader Ram Gopal Yadav was sacked from the party by Mulayam. Ram Gopal was seen as a close confidante of Akhilesh.

Lalu Yadav, who reached Lucknow on Friday for the event, told the media that they will drag out BJP from Uttar Pradesh like they did in Bihar. Meanwhile, Sharad Yadav said that there was no plan to form a ‘grand alliance’ in UP yet. Uttar Pradesh will go to polls next year.

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    BM Karuppan
    Nov 6, 2016 at 12:19 pm
    Due to the utter neglect and indifference to the burning imperative of uplifting their mor and ignorance ridden societies, and an unstoppable love of frivolties even in politics, democracy has not helped the states of UP (and Bihar). It is a great pity that their mes are unable to understand that electing opportunist parties to form alliances and collectively pursue selfish interests to the exclusion of development and social welfare, they have lost too dearly in every sense of good governance and large numbers of the people are comfortable and contented with merely migrating for jobs to other states. This trend cannot continue as there is a scarcity of jobs of many kinds in the states where they go without minding their exploitation with low wages offered and unsatisfactory living conditions. It is a highly deplorable scenario all the more given the resourcefulness and willingness to learn skills and focus on developing tgeir rich natural resources for developing their educational, health and industrial capacity to the full potential.
    1. Vikas
      Nov 5, 2016 at 6:46 am
      It's now clear that SP is going to get another mive mandate under the Leadership of Akhilesh..
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        Sankaran Krishnan
        Nov 6, 2016 at 10:14 am
        After the Family feud blown out it is very difficult for SP party to come out and they will lose heavily and pay the price for Non-Governance !!!
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          Ashok Mazumdar
          Nov 5, 2016 at 7:36 am
          All Guests Are Amused to be present.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Nono of those Parties will ever join Gathbandhan. SP is BJP Stooges
          1. M
            Nov 5, 2016 at 6:41 am
            Jai ho Akhilesh Yadav
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