Will give him full respect: Akhilesh Yadav confirms alliance with 'chacha' Shivpal Singh Yadav

Will give him full respect: Akhilesh Yadav confirms alliance with ‘chacha’ Shivpal Singh Yadav

The alliance between Samajwadi Party and Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia will lead to an end of five years of strife between Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle.

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh is prepping up for the assembly election next year. Parties are reaching put to voters to seal their seat in the state assembly. In the latest, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief, Akhilesh Yadav, on Wednesday, said, he would be forming an alliance with his estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav’s party – Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) for the upcoming poll.

Talking to media at his ancestral village Saifai in Etawah district, the SP chief said, “It has been the endeavour of Samajwadi Party to stich alliance with smaller parties. Naturally, we are going to forge an alliance with the party of uncle (Shivpal Singh Yadav) as well. Samajwadi Party will give him full respect.” 

The alliance of between SP and PSPL will lead to an end of five years of strife between Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle. 

An infight between Yadav family dates back to 2017 at the time of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. 

Akhilesh Yadav’s statement comes just days after he announced that he won’t be himself contesting the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2022. He also announced the alliance between Samajwadi Party and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for had been finalised. 

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In September this year, Akhilesh Yadav said the Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022 would be difficult for the BJP as his party would bring ‘chacha’ (uncle) Shivpal in the fold and ally with agrarian-based RLD to give the BJP a run for its money.

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Speaking exclusively to News24 in Lucknow on the occasion of News24 Conclave ‘Manthan’, the Samjwadi Party supremo revealed his strategy for the state polls.

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Back then, he also opened on the possibility of an alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi, AAP, and OM Prakash Rajbhar.

first published:Nov. 3, 2021, 4:49 p.m.

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