Samajwadi Party Crisis Deepens: Here’s How It Will Impact UP Polls

The fissures within the Samajwadi Party have deepened on Monday, with the party virtually splitting into two factions — those supporting Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and ones behind Shivpal Yadav. Supporters from both camps came to blows outside the party headquarters in Lucknow, where party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav called for a meeting of all the present and former party MLAs, MPs and key functionaries.


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    Sankaran Krishnan
    Oct 25, 2016 at 8:03 am
    The family fed SP gives the State to the BJP in a platter to rule the State and it is the end of the road for the family party SP and as well for BSP and both will face the ire of the voters of UP. How BJP is going to exploit the situation to their advantage is the ???
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    Raman Govindan
    Oct 26, 2016 at 11:03 am
    the crisis tells that the days of caste and dynastic politics are near extinction but of principle, policy and action are in
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    Raman Govindan
    Oct 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm
    i am happy when a dynasty and a regional caste party fails!
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    Oct 26, 2016 at 12:55 pm
    They know they are out and hence this drama as the reason for their failure. Weak SP IS A GAIN FOR BSP and loss for BJP