Shivpal Yadav to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Firozabad in UP
Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2:49 PM
Shivpal Singh Yadav, president of the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP), said that he would be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha election from Firozabad against his nephew Akshay Yadav, the incumbent MP. The former UP minister said he was forced to form his own party after being sidelined by Akhilesh Yadav, the former CM and son of Mulayam Singh Yadav, the founder of Samajwadi Party.
"Thagbandhan'': Shivpal Yadav Trashes UP ''Gathbandhan''
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:41 AM
Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Yadav termed the poll alliance between Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party a 'thagbandhan'', or a coalition of cheaters, and alleged that their chiefs are in habit of betraying others. "This is not a ''gathbandhan'' (alliance) between SP and BSP but a ''thagbandhan''," he said about the seat-sharing pact recently announced by the two parties for LS polls.