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Samajwadi Party's Telangana unit gets Akhilesh's nod to contest state polls

'The party will contest elections in other states as well in the future to expand its base'

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Akhilesh Yadav

The will contest the December 7 assembly elections in Telangana, a party spokesperson said Thursday.

The chief of the party's Telangana unit, S Simhadri, met SP president Thursday and urged him to contest elections in the state, party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said.

Simhadri also submitted a list of probable candidates to Yadav, who after considering the party's organisational details gave his nod for contesting the elections, Chaudhary said.

The party will contest elections in other states as well in the future to expand its base, Chaudhary added.

First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 23:45 IST
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