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UP Polls 2017: Akhilesh Yadav meets first-time MLAs to gauge people's aspiration

During The Meeting At His Official Residence, Akhilesh Directed Over 100 First-time Party MLAs To Propagate Developmental Schemes Launched By The Government.

PTI | Updated on: 24 Dec 2016, 08:33:12 AM
A file photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow:

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday sought to know from first-time SP MLAs about the people’s aspirations and expectations.

During the meeting at his official residence, Akhilesh directed over 100 first-time party MLAs to propagate developmental schemes launched by the government.

“The Chief Minister sought a feedback from us about the ground situation and asked us to propagate good works done by the government and various developmental schemes launched for the common man,” party MLA Ruchiveera said after the meeting.

Akhilesh also sought to know aspirations and expectations of the people from the government as the same will be utilised in preparing party’s manifesto for 2017 Assembly polls, he said.

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The meeting was strictly held for the first time legislators.

Though the MLAs said the meeting was not a political one and the Chief Minister Akhilesh just wanted a feedback, the meeting was seen as an attempt by the CM to gauge mood of MLAs as the ticket distribution in the party is on.

Being state chief Akhilesh’s uncle Shivpal Yadav is releasing the list of candidates and there are some seats like Ayodhya on which confrontation might once again take place.

Tej Narain alias Pawan Pandey is MLA from Ayodhya, who was sacked from the party by Shivpal but as he is close to Akhilesh he is continuing as minister (of state for Forest) in his Cabinet.

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First Published : 24 Dec 2016, 08:24:00 AM

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