Video | UP Polls 2017: People lost lives due to demonetisation, says Akhilesh Yadav at Sultanpur rally

24 January 2017, 03:43 PM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in his new role as Samajwadi Party national President will kick off his party’s election campaign from Sultanpur on Tuesday, enthused after his victory in the power game within the Yadav clan.

This will be the Chief Minister’s first election rally in the state after his party sealed an alliance with Congress for the upcoming UP Assembly Elections.

In 2012, SP had won 224 seats in the 403-member Assembly, but the party has since seen its popularity wane and in last year’s Lok Sabha polls, it won only five of the 80 seats in the state.

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Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s sister-in-law Aparna Yadav will take on BJP’s experienced veteran Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Lucknow Cantt in UP Elections 2017. Ms Joshi had won the seat in the last election as a Congress candidate.

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Schedule -

Akhilesh Yadav to address an election rally in Lapta field of Shahpur at 12 PM, after which he will address another rally in Isauli Assembly Constituency at 2 PM.

#12:45 PM- CM Akhilesh to fly from Lucknow

#1:00 PM- He will reach Motigarpur's Lapta village

#1:05 PM to 1:45 PM - Address first election rally in Lapta village

#2:00 PM- SP Chief to reach Lakhpedwa and address public till 2:45 PM

#3:00 PM- Head back to Lucknow

Live Updates

# We built Yamuna Expressway: UP CM

SP Govt has launched a number of schemes to benefit the poor including helpline numbers for women in distress, ambulance services etc: UP CM

# People lost lives due to demonetisation: UP CM

# Samajwadi Party working for betterment of poor and farmers

# Demonetisation created problems for common people

# Poor to get one-kilo ghee, Woman to get pressure cooker, after SP forms govt

# We enforced balanced development

# Police arrives in 15 minutes in our govt

# SP govt brought vocational and Skilled training for youth

# Direct recruitment after class 12th in UP Police

# More than 70,000 police personnel recruited in UP

# Samajwadi Party built market for farmers near highways

# We gave employment to youth

# We started service of mobile ambulance

# Centre will copy SP's plans in upcoming budget

# Samajwadi Party fulfilled all the promises it made to you

# Public has decided that the man with Cycle will triumph at the end

# BJP promised for 'Achhe Din', Where are 'Achhe Din

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav addresses a public rally in Sultanpur

First Published: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 07:51 AM
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