The by-election is to be held on the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat, which fell vacant after the death of Mulayam Singh Yadav. For this, the Samajwadi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party have fielded their candidates. SP has expressed confidence to Dimple Yadav to save the legacy, while BJP has given Raghuraj Shakya the responsibility of demolishing this fort of SP.
SP’s campaign for the by-election begins
Campaigning for the by-election has begun. SP’s national president Akhilesh Yadav has started campaigning for the party’s candidate and his wife Dimple Yadav in the by-election. Akhilesh Yadav started the election campaign from his constituency Karhal. Akhilesh Yadav along with senior party leaders reached Dihuli in Karhal on Friday. He addressed a public meeting of SP leaders and workers by garlanding the statue of Chaudhary Nathu Singh.
‘The whole country is eyeing the Mainpuri Lok Sabha by-election’
Addressing the gathering, Akhilesh Yadav said, “This is the first election when Netaji is not among us. The whole country is eyeing the Mainpuri Lok Sabha by-election.” Akhilesh said that this election is an election to pay tribute to Netaji. This is the election of SP’s prestige. He claimed that the SP would win a huge majority in this by-election. Also he said that now his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav is with him.
‘Azamgarh we lost in deception’
In this public meeting, the pain of Akhilesh Yadav’s party’s defeat in the Azamgarh Lok Sabha by-election also came out. He said, “Those who say that now Azamgarh has been defeated, Mainpuri will also be defeated. I want to tell those people that we lost Azamgarh by deception. This is Mainpuri. The people here will never let the Samajwadi Party lose.” He said that Netaji had a direct connection here. Connected with people. Netaji has a relation with Mainpuri for years. The people of Mainpuri have made Netaji Netaji. This is your choice.
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