Ahead of the Vidhansabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. The Samajwadi Party on Monday released the list of around 159 candidates for the Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh.
Amid many anticipations. It is now clear that the Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Mainpuri’s Karhal.
In the past. There were several expectations that the SP Chief might contest from Azamgarh’s Gopalpur constituency or any constituency in Kannauj or Sambhal.
Samajwadi Party Unveils candidate list for UP Polls 2022
The list also includes Azam Khan, who has been in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur jail since February 2020.
Azam Khan has several cases registered against him, moreover. The party is fielding him from the Rampur constituency.
Meanwhile, Azam Khan has approached the Supreme Court. Intending to seek interim bail to campaign for the upcoming polls. In addition, his son Abdullah Azzam Khan will contest from Suar.
Amid desertions and setbacks for the SP. The party has fielded Akhilesh Yadav’s uncle.
The Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shiv Pal Singh Yadav. He will contest from Jaswantnagar.
Nahid Hasan will fight with Kairana, Sanjay Lathar from Mathura. Dr. Virendra Singh Chauhan from Agra.
The list also includes National vice-president Kiranmoy Nanda, principal general secretary Ramgopal Yadav, Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan.
The party’s Uttar Pradesh unit chief Naresh Uttam Patel, leader of opposition in the Assembly Ramgobind Chaudhary.
Meanwhile, Rebel MLA’s Dara Singh Chauhan and Dharam Singh Saini. Those who quit from the BJP to join the SP are not on the list of 30-star campaigners.
Ruling BJP rules Scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party
Moments after, the SP released its candidate list. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has scathingly attacked the SP.
Taking to Twitter, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra stated.” It is Unavoidable for the SP to make Goons, Criminals its candidates. The new list, same old criminals and goons as candidates“