"General milna, political charcha karna ye to hota rahna chahiye (routine meetings and political discussions should go on)," he said.
When asked if there were any positive outcomes from the meeting, Chaudhary said, "Certainly things are positive. We (Jayant and Akhilesh) have known each other for a long time."
On reports suggesting that Akhilesh might be quizzed by the CBI in the mining scam, Chaudhary extended his support to Akhilesh and said, "Institutions are being abused (by the BJP government) and everyone is watching. I told Akhilesh, our party is with him."
On the number of seats his party would get in the proposed SP-BSP alliance, he said, "The media is curious about it. Everything will be clear."
He avoided questions on the possibility of inclusion of the Congress in the alliance for the Lok Sabha polls.
On reservation of 10 per cent to economically backward sections in general category, Chaudhary said, "The BJP did not follow any of its announcements or promises.
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