Accompanied by BSP national general secretary Satish Chandra Misra, Akhilesh told reporters after filing his nomination that it is the Election Commission’s responsibility to ensure that faulty EVMs are replaced in a timely manner so that everyone gets to vote.
SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar, a state cabinet minister, claimed that he offered to resign from the government, which was not accepted by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. SBSP entered into an alliance with the BJP before the 2017 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
Amarinder met several leaders including MLAs from Faridkot, office bearers of Majhbi-Valmiki Welfare Association, and sitting MLA from Amargarh, Surjit Singh Dhiman, and is learnt to have strategised on curbing the rebellion that could cast a shadow on the prospects of the party.
Among these five seats, while others seem to be in a better position against rival candidates, the equations on Kannauj and Firozabad seats has made the fight toughest for Dimple and Akshay this election.