Agra: With its eyes on Uttar Pradesh
Assembly elections, due next year, Samajwadi Party supremo
Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday asked the partymen to keep aside
infighting over ticket distribution and work unitedly to
ensure party’s victory in the state.
"Stop fighting over the issue that who has got ticket
to contest election and who hasn’t. Tickets cannot be given to
all," SP president Yadav said while addressing the party`s
eighth national convention here.
"There is not much time left for the state Assembly
polls and we should make united efforts to win a majority in
the state," Yadav said.
"Even if a person does not get a chance to contest,
partymen get respect if their party forms the government," he
SP chief said that the partymen should get into
preparation mode and resolve to emerge victorious in the
"After we gain majority in UP, it should be ensured
that the government in Delhi is not formed without the SP," he
said adding that "we should aspire for winning at least 60
seats in the next general elections.
Yadav said that "minorities were sure that their
condition will improve when the SP gains power at the Centre."
He said that when his party was in power in UP, job
opportunities were provided not only to Muslims but all the
sections of the society, however, the present government has
done away with such policy.
"More than one lakh cases have been filed against SP
leaders and workers, whereas not a single case has been filed
against either the Congress or BJP workers," he said.
SP chief said that the partymen had failed to
publicise the good work done by the party in the state
otherwise it would have been able to form the government
"If party workers and leaders would have reached the
people then they would not have to see bad days," he added.
"People have seen the rule of both the SP and BSP,"
Yadav said adding that "we have to tell the people that
present state government is corrupt."