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Mayawati-Akhilesh to hold joint press conference on Saturday

IANS  |  Lucknow 

(BSP) supremo and (SP) will hold a joint press conference here on Saturday, an said on Friday.

According to the press invite, jointly signed by and BSP's Satish Chandra Mishra, the joint-presser will be held at the five-star

Sources told IANS that with the blueprint between the two parties ready, the top leaders might announce the formalisation of the alliance for the upcoming polls but also share the seat sharing formula.

Four-time Minister Mayawati, flew into late Thursday an is likely to deliberate with her party leaders on Friday, before sealing the deal with

The sources said that while the scam and its repercussions on the alliance were still to be thrashed out, the deal is "almost done".

A said that while the and BSP will share 37 seats each, they will leave two for Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).

The alliance might also leave two seats - Amethi and for the

These two seats are pocket boroughs of the and sends and to



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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 09:50 IST