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After LS polls results, SP removes its media panelists

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The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday withdrew its spokespersons who appear on television debates in the wake of its electoral debacle in uttar Pradesh.

A letter issued by SP spokesperson Rajendra Choudhary said that as per the instruction of the party chief Akhilesh Yadav all the media panellists for the party have been withdrawn with immediate effect..

The letter contained a direction to the party's media panelists not to participate in debates on television channels. It also requested the channels not to invite the panelists from the party for discussions.

The party has received a severe drubbing the elections with only 5 of its candidates, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav, have won from Mainpuri and Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituencies respectively. SP's alliance partner, BSP, won 10 seats and the RLD drew a blank.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 18:51 IST