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SP-BSP alliance an attempt to save their existence: Adityanath

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Taking a jibe at the 'Mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) in Uttar Pradesh, on Friday said that the alliance between the and is nothing but an attempt made by the two parties to save their own existence.

Speaking to reporters here, Adityanath said, "It (SP-BSP alliance) is an attempt to save their own existence and nothing else. The public knows the truth and they will vote accordingly."

Meanwhile, said there will be no impact of the SP-BSP alliance in

SP and BSP have been in talks for weeks for going together in the 2019 that are scheduled for April-May. Meeting of both the parties in last week raised a lot of talk over reports that the two had decided on an alliance in

All eyes are set on a joint press conference convened by and BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday noon in Lucknow, with many believing that both the leaders may announce their alliance for the upcoming elections.

Last year, Akhilesh and Mayawati had decided to clear their differences and contested as well as won three by-polls. The victory gave hope to both the parties that if they team up, they can pull voters away from the BJP.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 17:30 IST