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Lok Sabha polls: RLD's Jayant Chaudhary meets Akhilesh over alliance talks

Chaudhary has demanded six of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Akhilesh Yadav
File photo of Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav. PTI Photo

(RLD) Wednesday met Yadav here and held discussions on a seat-sharing arrangement for the upcoming polls.

The meeting took place at the headquarters.

"It was a good discussion (on seat sharing) with and you will know the outcome soon," Chaudhary told reporters after the meeting.

On January 12, Mayawati's and the had announced a tie-up for the upcoming and said that smaller parties would be accommodated.

The had earlier said talks for finding a place in the alliance were on.

Chaudhary has demanded six of the 80 seats in UP.

The SP and BSP had decided to contest 38 seats each, leaving two seats for allies and two seats uncontested (Amethi and - held by and Sonia Gandhi).

First Published: Wed, January 16 2019. 15:45 IST