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SP-BSP alliance likely to be announced to Akhilesh says learnt art of arithmetic from BJP

On the eve of his joint press conference with BSP supremo Mayawati, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said the BJP, which the alliance intends to take on, has been using poll alliances for poll gains. Whatever arithmetic we learnt from the BJP, we will implement it, he said at an event here on Friday.SP and BSP have been in talks for weeks with regard to forging of an alliance and a meeting between Yadav and Mayawati recently had triggered a lot of speculation about seat-sharing being firmed up. The Samajwadi Party has to get its arithmetic right, Yadav said.To press his point that the alliance between SP and BSP would be beneficial , he cited the example of by elections held some months back in Gorakphur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP was defeated despite it having been represented by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath several times.There was, however, ambiguity over whether the Congress would be a part of the alliance, amid indications that the SP and BSP were not ...

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