SP-Congress alliance gets green signal, Cong to contest on 105 seats- Source

Lucknow: According to the information given by the sources, alliance between Samajwadi Party and Congress has been made and has got a green signal and both the parties will now contest the upcoming assembly elections in a collaborated manner.

As per the information given by the sources, Congress through alliance has managed to bag 105 seats for contesting elections while Samajwadi Party will contest election on the remaining 298 seats.

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MP Kannauj Dimple Yadav was also present on the stage along with minister Abhishek Misra. Among the other leaders present were Ram Govind Chaudhary, Arvind Singh Gope, Kiranmay Nanda and many more.

The whole sole agenda to contest election portrayed by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is of development in the state, while SP getting along Congress will make sure that they get advantage of Muslim vote bank as well.

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Earlier, Congress was not happy with the seat distribution that was done by Akhilesh Yadav in the last couple of days leading to several rounds of discussion in the Congress top brass. It was yesterday, the Congress National President Sonia Gandhi interfered and thereafter talks with Ahmad Patel followed by senior SP leaders ensured that Congress will be getting their share of seats and will contest election with SP in alliance.

Repeated rounds of discussions lead to the rumors that Congress is not happy with the number of seats they have been given by Akhilesh Yadav and the alliance might not take place. However, putting an end to all the assumptions, it was formally announced today by Akhilesh Yadav that Samajwadi Party will be contesting elections in alliance with the Congress and his party will be contesting on 298 seats leaving the remaining 105 for Congress.

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