Akhilesh Yadav will contest UP Assembly polls

Lucknow: With Aparna Yadav expected to join BJP in Delhi on Wednesday, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, sparing no space to the BJP, will contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.
SP sources told UNI today that party president will contest the assembly polls.
BJP chief minister Yogi Adityanath already announced to contest from Gorakhpur seat, now it is the turn of Akhilesh Yadav.
” In a day or two , Mr Yadav himself will announce from which seat he will contest,” sources said.
Earlier Akhilesh had said he would not contest the polls and would prefer to focus on every seat in the state. Presently he is Lok Sabha MP from Azamgarh.
If Akhilesh Yadav contest, then it will be the first time, he will throw his hat in the rings of the assembly polls.
Meanwhile, Akhilesh’s, sister- in-law Aparna Yadav and his close relative Pradeep Gupta were also likely to join BJP today.

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