CNN-News18 says Akhilesh Yadav has insisted that his supporters have been accommodated. Sources say he has sent in a fresh list of 167 candidates to the party leadership. The brinkmanship between chacha Shivpal and bhatija Akhilesh has driven a wedge within the party ahead of elections. In a morning meeting with his supporters, Akhilesh promised to back them to the hilt.
Lucknow: CM Akhilesh Yadav arrives to meet Mulayam Singh Yadav— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 29, 2016