Have already spared two seats: Akhilesh says Congress should join SP-BSP alliance in UP


Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav Monday said that if the Congress vows to fight against the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, it should support the SP-BSP alliance. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also welcomed Priyanka Gandhis entry into active politics. When asked about the Priyanka factor being termed as a masterstroke of the Congress, Akhilesh said, We have already spared two seats Raebareli and Amethi for them. His remarks assume significance in the light of Congress president Rahul Gandhis comment that he has due regard and respect for both Akhilesh and Mayawati and there was no animosity against them. Also read|Ready to step down, Kumaraswamy warns Congress after MLAs pitch for Siddaramaiah as CM Rahul had also said his party wont play on the backfoot and added, We will play on the front foot, be it Gujarat or Uttar Pradesh. Asked about the appointment of Priyanka Gandhi as in-charge of Uttar Pradesh East, he said, Youth should join active politics for making the new India. On Yogi Adityanath governments decision to hold cabinet meeting in Kumbh in Prayagraj, Akhilesh reminded the BJP of the connection of Kumbh to Kannauj, the Lok Sabha constituency represented by his wife Dimple Yadav. He used to come here and give daan. If the BJP government is serious about development of the state, it should tell what it has done on its own except schemes launched in my regime, Akhilesh, who took a holy dip in Sangam -confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Prayagraj said that in his regime Kumbh arrangements were made and that too by Muslim leaders and officers. In our regime Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan, Health Minister Ahmad Hasan and Chief Secretary Javed Usmani did the best of arrangements. The SP believes in uniting people unlike the BJP which is dividing society on communal lines, he said. Quizzed about CM Yogi Adityanaths remark that his government can resolve the Ram temple issue in 24 hours, Akhilesh said, Adityanath had last week said that the Supreme Court must work towards an early resolution of the Ram temple case and .if there is unnecessary delay, institutions may lose peoples trust. I want to say that the court should give its verdict soon, and if it is unable to do so, it should hand over the issue to us. We will resolve the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute within 24 hours. We wont take 25 hours. The Samajwadi Party chief said, If such a statement is given by a chief minister on Republic Day, one Promising to make caste data available if voted to power, Akhilesh said, Without knowing the caste data development schemes cannot be formed accurately.

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