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UP assembly elections 2017: Shivpal Yadav says decision on alliance with Congress after polls, files nomination from Jaswantnagar

Shivpal Said On Tuesday That The Decision On Alliance With Congress Will Be Taken After The Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections. Shivpal Said He If Fighting Elections On Samajwadi Party Ticket.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 31 Jan 2017, 05:11:42 PM
Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav (File photo: PTI)


Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Tuesday filed his nomination from Jaswantnagar ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Shivpal said on Tuesday that the decision on alliance with Congress will be taken after the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Shivpal said he if fighting elections on Samajwadi Party ticket.

"Any decision on alliance will be decided after the elections," he told ANI.

On January 29, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav kicked out their maiden campaign in Lucknow, were seen sharing hugs and besides sporting same coloured jackets.

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Out of the 403 assembly seats, the Congress will contest in 105 seats and the Samajwadi Party will field its candidates in rest of the 298 seats.

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First Published : 31 Jan 2017, 01:25:00 PM