Lok Sabha Elections: SP announces 6 candidates in UP, Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest from Mainpuri

DN Bureau

Samajwadi Party on Friday released its first list of six candidates in Uttar Pradesh for upcoming general elections.

Akhilesh Yadav
Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party on Friday released its first list of  six candidates in Uttar Pradesh for upcoming general elections.

In the list that Samajwadi Party revealed that party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav will contest from Mainpuri.

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In addition to Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP will also field family members of Mulayam Singh Yadav like nephew Dharmendra Yadav from Badaun and his brother and senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav's son Akshay Yadav from Firozabad.

Samajwadi Party's decision to release its first list comes after the Congress released its first list for Lok Sabha polls on Thursday that included contenders for 11 seats in UP, including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi from their respective constituencies of Rae Bareli and Amethi.

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The first list of six candidates of the Samajwadi Party also includes Kamlesh Katheria from Etahwah, Shabbir Valmiki from Behraich and Bhai Lal from Robertsganj.

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