Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) national president and former CM Akhilesh Yadav has hinted at contesting the assembly elections from Azamgarh seat. He said that if the people want, Then I will go to the polls. He said that earlier also people had won me elections from here. The SP President said that the people of Azamgarh have won me before, so it is necessary to ask the people of Azamgarh to contest from there.
On the question of providing 300 units of electricity free of cost, the SP president said that as soon as we announced it, the BJP was terrified. He immediately decided to halve the electricity bill. Now the question is whether they will return the money or not. Not only that, Akhilesh Yadav also made a statement on Aparna joining the BJP. I am happy that socialist ideology has now reached the BJP as well, he added. Akhilesh Yadav said that we can drop another WICKET of BJP now.
The SP president said, "We said in a press conference two days ago that we will no longer take anyone else from the BJP. But if someone is in touch there, someone from here is also in touch. Akhilesh said this on the question of Shivpal Yadav being in touch with the BJP. In fact, BJP's Joining Committee Chairman Laxmikant Vajpayee had said in a statement that a big joining is scheduled to take place in Lucknow tomorrow and it will be worth seeing. Since then, speculations have been rife as to which leader may be the bjp's daman.