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UP election 2017: Samajwadi Party, Congress at loggerheads over seat-sharing formula

The SP Has Said That It Will Offer Only 80 To 90 Seats To The Congress While The Latter Is Asking For More Than 110 Seats In Poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 21 Jan 2017, 04:05:33 PM

New Delhi:

Seat-sharing calculation has become a bone of contention between the ruling Samajwadi Party and the Congress just days after both the parties indicated to fight the Uttar Pradesh assembly election together.

The SP has said that it will offer only 80 to 90 seats to the Congress while the latter is asking for more than 110 seats.

The SP has already announced its list of 210 candidates. Some of those have been fielded from constituencies represented by the Congress.

Read | Grand-alliance of UP in trouble after SP announces candidates on Congress seats

Here are the highlights: 

# Samajwadi Party may release its second list on Saturday: Sources

# I personally feel that there should be an alliance between SP and Congress and I am positive that my view will be considered: Naresh Agarwal

# SP ticket aspirants gather at Akhilesh Yadav's residence in Lucknow

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First Published : 21 Jan 2017, 11:02:00 AM

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