Lok Sabha elections 2019: Shivpal Singh Yadav's PSP to support Congress in Lucknow

The PSP led by Shivpal Singh Yadav has announced its support to Congress candidate Acharya Pramod Krishnan in Lucknow.

Published: 29th April 2019 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th April 2019 02:40 PM   |  A+A-

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party chief Shivpal Singh Yadav

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party chief Shivpal Singh Yadav (File Photo | PTI)

By IANS

LUCKNOW: The Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP) led by Shivpal Singh Yadav has announced its support to Congress candidate Acharya Pramod Krishnan in Lucknow.

The PSP has not fielded any candidate in Lucknow.

PSP sources said that the Congress candidate had personally sought support from Shivpal Yadav. "In any case, there was no question of supporting the SP-BSP candidate Poonam Sinha," said a PSP leader.

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The PSP is a breakaway group of the Samajwadi Party led by Shivpal Yadav, the estranged uncle of former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

The PSP has fielded candidates on a majority of the seats but not in Mainpuri where Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is the candidate. The PSP has also not put up candidates in Azamgarh and Kannauj where Akhilesh Yadav and Dimple Yadav are candidates.

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