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SP, Congress alliance can win 300 seats in UP polls: Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav had ruled out any pre-poll alliance and asserted that there can only be mergers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday appeared not averse to an alliance with Congress for UP Assembly polls, saying such a combine can win over 300 seats in the 403-member House, but firmly ruled out any tie-up with BSP. Only last month, Samajwadi Party supremo and Akhilesh's father Mulayam Singh Yadav had ruled out any pre-poll alliance and asserted that there can only be mergers. Replying to a volley of questions on a possible tie-up with Congress against the backdrop of its poll strategist Prashant Kishor meeting Mulayam and himself later, the Chief Minister said ...

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