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Shivpal Yadav to hold PSP (L) rally in Lucknow on Sunday

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Shivpal Singh Yadav, the estranged uncle of Yadav, will hold the first major rally of his newly floated Pragatisheel (Lohia) in the state capital Sunday.

The rally is being regarded as a show of strength by who parted ways with the SP, accusing the parent party of neglecting him.

A PSP (L) claimed several leaders are expected to attend the rally. He, however, did not comment when asked if SP patriarch too was among the invitees.

"Tomorrow's rally will be like the launchpad for the PSP (L) to present a political alternative to the people before the coming elections," party said here Saturday.

About two lakh supporters and workers hailing from and other states, including Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar, are expected to attend the rally, Misra claimed.

He said Sunday's rally is aimed at lending a voice to the people suffering from "continued neglect" and "wrong policies" of the central and state governments.

The people are fed up of the of hatred, corruption and police atrocities and we will give a voice to them, Misra said.

Elaborate arrangements have been made for the rally with posters and banners coming up in most parts of the state capital.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 19:05 IST