SP cancels assembly tickets of 13 leaders
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 22:42
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party on Thursday cancelled assembly tickets of its 13 leaders including a former minister for allegedly not taking interest in election preparations.

"Party state president Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled tickets given to 13 leaders for not taking interest in election preparations, preparing booth committees and making active booth level members," a party release issued here said.

The leaders whose tickets were cancelled included Ravidas Malhotra from Lucknow central, Vinod Kumar Singh alias Pandit Singh, who was minister in Mulayam Singh Yadav's government from Gonda, Baijnath Dubey from Katra Bazar seat (Gonda) besides Madan Chauhan from Gadhmukteshwar and Anup Gupta from Maholi (Sitapur).

Of the total 403 seats, the party has declared candidates for over 350 assembly seats.


First Published: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 22:42

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