Many in the list have been with Samajwadi Party for long and one of them, Aruna Kumari Kori, who has been fielded from the reserved Mishrikh seat, was a minister in the previous Akhilesh Yadav-led government.
"Akhilesh, who reached heights with his father’s help, and Mayawati, who called BJP leaders her brothers and also tied rakhi on their wrist, have cheated... They cannot be trusted and they can betray anyone at any time,” Shivpal Yadav said.
Congress, after being snubbed from the SP-BSP alliance, announced to contest from 80 seats in UP. The decision came after Congress General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad and UP Congress chief Raj Babbar held a closed-door meeting.
Speaking to the media in Lucknow, Shivpal supported the government’s decision to give 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections of the general category, but added that he did not trust BJP.
The estranged uncle of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav stressed that all those talking about forming a morcha to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should also talk to his party which was ready to deliberate on the issue.
Shivpal is going to show strength of his new outfit on Sunday (December 9) by holding it's first rally--Jan Aakrosh Rally--at Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow where party leaders are expecting a gathering Of more than two lakh people.