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RLD gets three LS seats in UP, Akhilesh says Cong part of 'mahagatbandhan'

Yadav said the party would contest the Mathura, Baghpat and Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha seats in western Uttar Pradesh

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Jayant Chaudhary,RLD
RLD's Jayant Chaudhary (photto: ANI twitter)

The Rashtriya Lok Dal will contest three Lok Sabha seats as part of an alliance with the SP and the BSP, Samajwadi Party chief said on Tuesday and also declared that the was very much part of the "mahagatbandhan".

Addressing a press conference with Jayant Chaudhary, the son of party founder Ajit Singh, Yadav said the party would contest the Mathura, Baghpat and Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha seats in western

To repeated questions, the SP chief asserted that the was "very much in the alliance".

"We have left two seats (Amethi and Rae Bareli) for the party," he said.

Yadav said the alliance partners will jointly take on the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, which has 80 seats.

First Published: Tue, March 05 2019. 16:45 IST
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