SP chief to contest from Kannauj; heres what Akhilesh Yadav said
With national election scheduled in year 2019, the Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said he would like to contest from Kannauj constituency.
The seat is presently held by Akhilesh’s wife Dimple Yadav.
Yadav was interacting with the media persons as he paid tribute to veteran socialist leader Janeshwar Mishra on his death anniversary.
He also speculated that his father and former Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav will contest the polls from Mainpuri.
Mulayam had earlier in 2014 Lok Sabha polls bagged both Azamgarh and Mainpuri seats and later retained Azamgarh aiming to strengthen the party in eastern Uttar Pradesh.