Quami Ekta Dal unites with Samajwadi Party ahead of polls

Lucknow: In a latest development ahead of 2017 polls, the Quami Ekta Dal (QED) led by Mukhtar Ansari today announced unification with the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh.

At a joint press conference with QED member Sibgatullah Ansari merger was approved by state Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav.

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“I am sure Mukhtar Ansari’s entry into the SP will further strengthen the party, especially in eastern Uttar Pradesh,” the minister said.

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