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News18 Excerpts: Maya-Akhilesh Historic Press Conference, Both Parties to Contest On 38 Seats Each

Jan 12, 2019 02:34 PM IST India India

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati announced their tie-up for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on Saturday, clarifying that they will contest on 38 seats each. The press conference, held at Lucknow’s Hotel Taj, was the first Yadav addressed since his 2017 joint presser with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for the assembly elections.