New SP Contender Emerges: Shivpal Yadav's Son Set to Vie for Badaun LS Seat
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The announcement was made official by SP District President Ashish Yadav, signaling a resolution following internal deliberations within the party. Initially, SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav had advocated for his uncle Shivpal Yadav's candidacy for the Badaun seat. However, responding to the sentiments of local communities and the party's grassroots workers, Akhilesh eventually endorsed Aditya as the candidate.
Unraveling the Samajwadi Party: UP Minister Maurya Blames Ties with Ansari and Atiq
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Maurya expressed to journalists at the party's headquarters that Akhilesh Yadav's camaraderie with Azam Khan, Atiq Ahmed, and Mukhtar Ansari had detrimental effects on the Samajwadi Party's prospects. While Atiq Ahmed met his demise in police custody last year, Mukhtar Ansari passed away due to a heart attack in Banda just last month.
Akhilesh Yadav Extends Condolences at Mukhtar Ansari's Residence
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Although the government cited cardiac arrest as the cause of Ansari's passing on March 28, his family contends that he was poisoned while in custody. Yadav, in an effort to console the grieving family, criticized the erosion of trust in institutions since the BJP assumed power. He highlighted instances of public desperation for justice, including self-immolation protests at the chief minister's office, and raised concerns about custodial deaths, alleging that such incidents were rampant in Uttar Pradesh.
Samajwadi Party Adjusts Meerut Candidate for Lok Sabha Elections
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In a freshly released roster on Monday evening, the party led by Akhilesh Yadav revealed Atul Pradhan as their candidate for the Meerut seat, while Suresh Chand Kadam was declared as the nominee for the Agra (Reserved) parliamentary constituency.
Samajwadi Party Defectors Granted Y-Category Security After Rajya Sabha Voting
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Their defection, along with three other party members, Pooja Pal, Rakesh Pandey, and Ashutosh Maurya, led to the victory of BJP candidate Sanjay Seth over Samajwadi Party nominee Alok Ranjan. Additionally, Maharaji Prajapati chose to abstain from voting.
SP Faces Setback as Apna Dal (K) Plans to Contest Three Seats in UP
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Having stood as an ally of the Samajwadi Party, the Apna Dal (K) witnessed its leader Pallavi Patel securing an MLA position under the Samajwadi symbol.
Samajwadi Party Unveils Six New Candidates for Lok Sabha, Pilibhit Included
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In a strategic move, Ziaur-Rehman Barq has been nominated to contend for the Sambhal seat, succeeding his late grandfather, Shafiqur-Rehman Barq, the incumbent MP.
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