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SP chief Akhilesh Yadav thanks voters for their support in UP bypolls

'Thanks to all the voters for their support in the bypolls. We are committed to development', said Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav | UP bypolls | bypolls

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Akhilesh Yadav
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav

president on Wednesday thanked voters for their support in the and said that his party is committed to development.

The SP's Lucky Yadav won Malhani, the seat which was represented by his father Parasnath Yadav, whose death necessitated the by-election.

He defeated independent candidate Dhananjay Singh by 4,632 votes. Three of SP candidates were runner-ups --- Javed Abbas (in Naugaon Sadat), Maharaj Singh Dhanghar (in Tundla) and Brahmashankar Tripathi (in Deoria).

In a tweet in Hindi, said, "Thanks to all the voters for their support in the We are committed to development.

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First Published: Wed, November 11 2020. 14:34 IST