On astrologers advice Akhilesh to kick off SP poll campaign from Sultanpur

ANIUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 09:43 AM IST
article-image
PTI Photo Nand Kumar |

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in his new role as the Samajwadi Party national president will kick off his party’s election campaign today from Sultanpur.

Also Read : Akhilesh releases SP manifesto; Mulayam, Shivpal skip event

This will be the Chief Minister’s first election rally in the state after he was coroneted as the head of the ruling party, replacing father Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has been made the Samajwadi Party patron.

According to media reports, on the advice of an astrologer Akhilesh has chosen the place for its election campaign.

Five constituencies in Sultanpur district will go to polls in the fifth phase on February 27.

Akhilesh earlier on Sunday released the “please all” Samajwadi Party manifesto with focus on women and youth empowerment and has been busy finalising list of candidates after forging an alliance with Congress “to keep communal forces at bay”.

The poll process in Uttar Pradesh begins on February 11.

73 constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh will go polls in this phase. The filing of nominations for these constituencies will end on January 24.

Uttar Pradesh is set to have a seven-phase polling between February 11 and March 8.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Bhagat Singh death anniversary: 7 movies based on the life of Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh death anniversary: 7 movies based on the life of Bhagat Singh

10 shayari by Mirza Ghalib that beautifully captures the pain of love, life and heartbreak

10 shayari by Mirza Ghalib that beautifully captures the pain of love, life and heartbreak

Teachers' Day 2021: Wishes, greetings in Hindi, Marathi to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook and...

Teachers' Day 2021: Wishes, greetings in Hindi, Marathi to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook and...

Meet Akhil Poddar young head of Rajasthan-based Poddar Group of Industries who inspires people to...

Meet Akhil Poddar young head of Rajasthan-based Poddar Group of Industries who inspires people to...

Nirjala Ekadashi: Things to keep in mind about the rituals and celebration

Nirjala Ekadashi: Things to keep in mind about the rituals and celebration