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SP-BSP alliance: Cong leaders meet in Lucknow

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

A day after the SP and the BSP announced alliance for the polls in the state, senior leaders Sunday held a brainstorming meeting at the party's state headquarters here to discuss future course of action.

The Congress, which has been left out of the alliance in the state, might go it alone in the elections but may choose not to field candidates on a few seats, a said.

While announcing the SP-BSP alliance Saturday, BSP had said they would not contest from Amethi (currently held by party Rahul Gandhi) and (held by Sonia Gandhi) seats.

and UP held a close door meeting with senior leaders, party sources said.

Asked to comment on the tie-up announced by and Akhilesh Yadav, All (AICC) in-charge of had Saturday said the party would not react immediately and would come out with a detailed reaction in

He said a meeting would be held with leaders and workers of the party from central and eastern on Sunday.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 12:15 IST