With victories bagged in recent parliamentary by-polls, the Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has confirmed that his party will continue to remain in alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party.
It need be mentioned that the two parties were considered bitter rivals.
The two have now come together in wake of challenge posed by BJP, which by the way also rules the state of Uttar Pradesh.
The two parties will contest the national election in year 2019 in alliance.
It need be recalled that the SP and BSP combine had won Chief Minister Adityanath’s bastion Gorakhpur as well as Phulpur that had been vacated by Deputy CM of the state.
BSP chief Mayawati had earlier accused the BJP of trying to create problems between her and the Samajwadi Party.>