Updated February 21st, 2024 at 14:21 IST

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Akhilesh Yadav Gives 17 Seats to Congress

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Akhilesh Yadav gives 17 seats to Congress party in hope of alliance.

Reported by: Isha Bhandari
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New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav, offered 17 Lok Sabha seats to Congress in Uttar Pradesh. 

List of 17 Lok Sabha seats offered to Congress by SP in UP 

  1. Raebareli
  2. Amethi
  3. Kanpur
  4. Fatehpur Sikri 
  5. Bansgaon 
  6. Saharanpur
  7. Prayagraj
  8. Maharajganj 
  9. Banaras
  10. Amroha
  11. Jhansi
  12. Bulandshahr
  13. Gaziabad
  14. Mathura
  15. Hathras
  16. Barabanki
  17. Deoria

Samajwadi Party candidate list in UP

Samajwadi Party on Monday announced 11 more candidates for Lok Sabha elections.

Muzaffarnagar: Harendra Malik

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Ghazipur: Gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari's brother Afzal Ansari

Shahjahanpur: Rajesh Kashyap

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Hardoi: Usha Verma

Misrikh: Rampal Rajvanshi

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Mohanlalganj: RK Chaudhary

Pratapgarh: SP Singh Baghel

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Bahraich: Ramesh Gautam

Gonda: Shreya Verma

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Chandauli: Virendra Singh

Amla: Neeraj

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Sambhal: Shafiqur Rahman Barq

Firozabad: Akshay Yadav

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Mainpuri: Dimple Yadav

Eta: Devesh Shakya

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Budaun: Dharmendra Yadav

Khiri: Utkarsh Verma

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Dhaurahra: Anand Bhadauria

Unnao: Anu Tandon

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Lucknow: Ravidas Mehrotra 

Farukhabad: Naval Kishore Shakya 

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Akbarpur: Rajaram Pal

Banda: Shivshankar Singh Patel 

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Faizabad: Avdesh Prasad 

Ambedkar Nagar: Lalji verma 

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Basti: Ram Prasad Choudhary 

Gorakhpur: Kajal Nishad 

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Swami Prasad Maurya announces new political party 

In the latest, Swami Prasad Maurya announced a new political party on Sunday, February 19, as he quit the Samajwadi Party. This comes days after Swami Prasad Maurya resigned from the national general secretary post of the Samajwadi Party.  

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Swami Prasad Maurya has named his new party as ‘Rashtriya Shoshit Samaj Party’ and will address party's rally at New Delhi's Talkatora Stadium on February 22. 

Swami Prasad Maurya had taken the decision to quit the party over delay in reply by party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Swami Prasad Marya had resigned from the general secretary post on February 13, claiming that now its on the party chief to decide. Maurya had then claimed that he would continue working to strengthen Samajwadi Party without any post. 

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Published February 20th, 2024 at 18:14 IST