SP chief Akhilesh Yadav won’t contest Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Sources


Samajwadi Party (SP) chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister will not contest Lok Sabha Elections 2024, according to sources. 

This comes on the last day of filing nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls on April 19. The SP chief and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh reportedly said that he will not contest Lok Sabha elections after the meeting in Lucknow on March 27. 

Earlier, there were speculations about his contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Kannauj, a seat that his late father Mulayam Singh Yadav and wife Dimple Yadav had represented before. 

Akhilesh, who is currently member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Karhal had won Lok Sabha elections from Azamgarh seat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


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Published: 27 Mar 2024, 03:31 PM IST


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