Akhilesh meets AAP leader, fueling alliance speculations

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Lucknow, Nov 24 : After striking a pre poll alliance deal with RLD yesterday, Samajwadi party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday met Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh.

The SP president also held a meeting regarding seat sharing issue Apna Dal leader Krishna Patel today.

Ms Patel, heading the rival faction of the Apna Dal led by her elder daughter and union minister Anupriya Patel, will announce the number of seats they will be contesting later in the day.

Anupriya led Apna Dal (S) is the partner of BJP.

Meanwhile, AAP MP Sanjay Singh met SP President Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow today where they discussed the possibility of a pre poll alliance among other issues.

During the meeting which was held at SP’s Lohia Trust office, the two leaders held talks for about an hour.

However there is no official word either from SP or AAP on the outcome of this meeting.

It is worth noting that Akhilesh Yadav, who is preparing for ‘Mission-2022’, is emphasizing on alliances with smaller parties instead of big parties.

SP has reportedly finalized the alliance Rashtriya Lok Dal(RLD) by giving it 36 seats. Apart from this, the Akhilesh led party has an alliance with the SBSP led by Omprakash Rajbhar.

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