Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav has stated the outcomes of the lately concluded Assembly polls within the states would additional strengthen INDIA bloc, however has slammed the Congress for a similar.
Results of the state elections in 5 states have been unfavourable for anti-BJP events. The BJP gained three and the Congress just one state.
Yadav appears to have adopted a conciliatory tone and has continuously been talking in favour of the INDIA alliance.
He stated, “Results of the recently concluded polls would only strengthen and consolidate the INDIA alliance. And this should worry the BJP. The public has been in a mood to bring in change. There would have been a change of power in a state had the Congress not behaved the way it did there.”
After the polls have been introduced in 5 states, there had been substantial unhealthy blood between the SP and the Congress over seat-sharing in Madhya Pradesh. The former wished to contest the MP polls in alliance with the Congress.
However, the Congress management in MP went solo.
The Congress had stated that the SP had no standing in MP. Countering it, the SP stated that the Congress too had no standing in Uttar Pradesh and indicated that it could take a name on seat-sharing in UP accordingly.
The SP contested 69 seats in MP with none alliance and drew a clean, but it surely badly damage the Congress’ prospects on 5 seats there.
Yadav additionally indicated that his get together would lead the alliance in UP and nudged the Congress to undertake the unique stance of regional events — that in 2024 polls, whichever events are robust of their states ought to lead the battle within the respective states whereas all different constituents of the bloc ought to prolong assist.
“In UP, the PDA will defeat the NDA. The double-engine government of the BJP has nothing original to mention in the name of development works, ” stated the SP chief.
Despite drawing a clean in MP, Yadav stated: “The SP will work towards becoming an alternative in the next polls in MP.”
Javed Ali Khan, member from the SP aspect in INDIA bloc coordination committee, stated: “Not only will the INDIA bloc stay, it will also firm up further as more parties want to join it.”