Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati has reportedly asked her alliance partner and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav to contest from Amethi Lok Sabha seat, currently held by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
BSP supremo is said to be unhappy over Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s meeting with Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad in Meerut on Wednesday.
The recently appointed Congress General Secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had called on the Dalit leader, Azad, who was in hospital. The meeting is viewed as an attempt to solicit his support to the Congress Party, which could weaken Mayawati’s party’s position in the April-May.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been entrusted with the charge of eastern Utter Pradesh while Azad’s Bhim Army has a strong influence in the western part of the state.
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