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Watch: Dimple Yadav touches Mayawati’s feet at SP-BSP joint rally in Kannauj

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 April 2019, 08:08 PM
Dimple Yadav seeking blessings of Mayawati at the stage. (Image Credit: Twitter)
Dimple Yadav seeking blessings of Mayawati at the stage. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The bonhomie between Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party was on display today when former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav touched feet of BSP chief Mayawati during a joint rally at her parliamentary constituency Kannauj.

MP Dimple Yadav, who is contesting again from the constituency Kannauj, sought the BSP chief’s blessings at the stage.

News agency ANI tweeted a video in which the Kannauj MP can be seen touching Mayawati's feet.

Later during the speech, Mayawati took a break from her routine political speech and described Dimple as an "able, mature and an extremely sorted person".

Mayawati asked people to give her the respect of a daughter-in-law.

"After the alliance, I now whole-heartedly accept her as a daughter-in-law, a member of my own family. This is because Akhilesh Yadav gives me the respect due to an elder in the family. I, too, have developed a special relationship with his wife and I am confident it will continue in the future," Mayawati was quoted as saying by IANS.

Dimple Yadav will again face BJP's Subrat Pathak, whom she had defeated in 2014.

First Published: Thursday, April 25, 2019 08:07 PM
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