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Samajwadi Party to celebrate silver jubilee foundation day


Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with Samajwadi Party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and party state president Shivpal Yadav at a programme to flag rath yatra in Lucknow on Thursday. PTI Photo Nand Kumar(PTI11_3_2016_000045B)

Lucknow: The ruling Samajwadi Party will celebrate its silver jubilee foundation day in Lucknow today.

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The event is being seen as yet another show of strength in Samajwadi Party’s first family barely 48 hours after Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched his ‘Vikas se Vijay Rath Yatra’ on Thursday.

Akhilesh and state party Chief Shivpal Yadav have asked their supporters to mobilise support for the silver jubilee function.

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Talking to media, Shivpal Yadav said nothing tangible has, so far, been achieved in forging an alliance with like-minded parties.

He said, party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will take a final call for an alliance with the Congress and other parties.