SP president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday stated his occasion would contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls by itself, however preserve its doorways open for smaller events, together with that of his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.
“The Samajwadi Party (SP) would fight the 2022 polls on its own, but keep space for smaller parties and keep its doors open for them,” Yadav, who was on a go to to Shravasti, advised reporters.
Asked if the SP would enter into an understanding along with his uncle’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party, Yadav stated he has already stated the doorways are open for Shivpal and if there’s another winnable candidate of his occasion, she or he too can be thought of.
“We have already said we will not contest in his (Shivpal’s) area and he would be made a minister after the formation of the government and given due respect,” the SP chief stated.
To a query on the upcoming biennial Legislative Council polls on 12 seats, he stated if the elections are held, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) must take care of its MLAs as a lot of them are able to “run away”.
“I do not know how many candidates have filed nominations, but if voting is held, the BJP will have to take good care of its MLAs as many are ready to run away, knowing that they would be denied tickets in the 2022 election,” Yadav stated when advised that 13 nominations have been filed for 12 seats within the Upper House.
Taking a dig on the ruling occasion, he stated the BJP provides membership on missed calls and requested for the cell phone quantity which is able to be certain that farmers get the minimal assist value (MSP) for his or her crops.
On the Covid vaccine, Yadav stated he has nothing towards scientists and docs, however has complaints towards the federal government.
“I want to ask the BJP government when would the poor get free vaccination,” he stated, alleging that the federal government doesn’t need to present vaccines to the poor without cost.
The SP chief described the BJP because the “number one party” in telling lies.