Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday launched the Party manifesto at an event in Lucknow. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party and Congress have reportedly sealed their alliance for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections after intensive negotiations.
The Congress has agreed on 105 seats, sources said. SP will fight elections on 298 seats.
Until Saturday, an alliance between the two parties seemed difficult as the Akhilesh Yadav-led SP was ready to offer only 99 seats to Rahul Gandhi’s party, which was unacceptable to Congress.
Samajwadi Party has already announced a list of 191 candidates for the UP polls, which included nominations for some of the traditional congress bastions, stirring up the conflict between the two parties. (Read full story here)
As it happned: (Read manifesto highlights here)
#SP Manifesto: 1 Litre ghee for school students to end nutritional problems
#SP Manifesto: Metro will be extended to Agra, Varanasi, Meerut and Kanpur
#SP Manifesto: Stable solution to rapidly growing cities, green cities, schemes for birds, animal ambulance for farmed animals
#SP manifesto: New highways, metro for other cities, electricity connectivity for all villages, air ambulance for Lucknow airport,
#SP manifesto: end of inspector raj, single window online system, centres for serious diseases,
#SP manifesto: New schemes for religious freedom of minorities, old age homes, skill development programmes, vocational training centres along the Express ways, working women hostels, concession for women in buses, subsidised mid-day meal for labourers
#SP Manifesto: New schemes for additional pension for elderly and women, pressure cooker for poor women, food grains for poor families, educational and development schemes for minorities
#Our manifesto explains whatever we want to achieve in the upcoming days: Akhilesh Yadav
#We have increased employment opportunities in UP: Akhilesh Yadav
#UP CM attacks BJP, says people desperately looking for those who had promised 'AccheDin'.
#UP CM releases SP manifesto; Mulayam Singh Yadav & his brother Shivpal Yadav conspicuous by their absence
#SP Manifesto: Current schemes like laptop, pensions, ambulances etc will be strengthened
#Confident that SP will make the government again
#Farmers are being felicitated through skill development centres near Express ways
#SP has built roads, cutting short travel times significantly
#SP has rectified problems in Dial 100; now people have faith Police services
#SP has provided ambulances, including dedicated ones for pregnant women
#Where are 'Achhe Din' promised by BJP, SP can prove work done in 5 years: Akhilesh
#Akhilesh Yadav takes jibe at BSP, BJP, asks where is 'Achhe Din', 'Vikas'
#Azam Khan has reached Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence to bring him along to Samajwadi party election manifesto event in Lucknow, say sources - ANI (11:30AM)
#Akhilesh Yadav, Dimple Yadav share dais for launch of SP manifesto for UP polls 2017