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.

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