Samajwadi Party (SP) on Sunday released its fifth list of 2 candidates in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls. Akhilesh Yadav-led party in its fifth list announced that the party Chief Akhilesh Yadav will Contest the Upcoming Lok Sabha Elections from the party home turf Azamgarh. While the party’s Senior Leader Azam Khan has been fielded from Rampur Parliamentary Seat.
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Earlier on March 22, hours after BJP named VK Singh from Ghaziabad, Samajwadi Party replaced its previously announced candidate Surendra Kumar Munni with Suresh Bansal.
With the fifth list, the party has now declared a total of 18 candidates out of 37 seats allotted to it in alliance with BSP. Prior to this party has released four lists of candidates in a run-up to general elections 2019.
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In the first list that the party had released last week, its founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been fielded from Mainpuri parliamentary seat. While in the Second list, the party has fielded Dimple Yadav, wife of Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stronghold Kannauj Lok Sabha Seat.
Samajwadi Party (SP) who has been in an alliance with BSP has got 37 seats while BSP gets a seat more and will field on 38 seats. RLD gets 3 Lok Sabha seat in the alliance.
General Elections are slated for April-May this year that would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19. Uttar Pradesh which has a total of 80 seats will go to polls in all seven phases starting from April 11.
Counting of votes will take place on May 23, four days after the final round of Polling.