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SAD asks BJP govt to look at LS bypoll defeat 'seriously'

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Following the defeat of BJP in three bypolls seats in UP and Bihar, its NDA ally the today asked the Centre to take this defeat "seriously."

asked the Centre to look at the concerns of farmers who were in distress as he described the defeat in bypolls as a "setback".

"It is a major setback," he said when asked about BJP defeat in Gorakhpur, Phulpur and Araria bypolls.

This is the first signal and we should take it seriously, he said.

"I think government at the Centre has to revisit its strategy. Farmers are the backbone of and we have to do something for them," he said.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:10 IST