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Mulayam also said that BJP was losing its ground, which was evident from the results of recent bypolls in Bihar, Karanataka.
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav too was present during the meeting.
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Yadav directed the leaders to ensure the party’s victory in all the 12 assembly.
Amar parried queries on bete noire Azam Khan who is of late being sidelined in the party.
It is the first meeting between Mulayam and Amar after the latter was expelled from SP in February 2010.
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Amar Singh had shared the dais with Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for the first time in four years recently.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh was supposed to reply to the debate but could not as he was indisposed.
Mulayam said the BJP government came to power by glorifying the Gujarat riots.
Earlier, Yadav had said that he does not mind joining hands with BSP in UP to fight BJP in the next Assembly elections due in early 2017.
SP chief said that the BSP and SP should come together against the BJP in Uttar Pradesh.
In the recent Lok Sabha polls, SP lost most of the Yadav dominated seats, including Mulayam’s Etawah district.
Has only nephews, daughter-in-law for company in Lok Sabha, rarely takes part in discussions.