Lucknow: Samajwadi Party on Thursday announced the
names of 58 candidates for next year`s Uttar Pradesh Assembly
The party`s state unit president Akhilesh Yadav today
released the names of 58 candidates for constituencies in the
districts of Meerut, Moradabad, Ghaziabad, Agra, Firozabad,
Sitapur, Hardoi, Kanpur, Jhansi, Allahabad, Varanasi,
Barabanki and Faizabad among others, party spokesman Rajendra
The party had earlier announced the names of 212
candidates and with today`s list a total of 270 names have so
face been declared, he said.
SP is expected to announce the names of the remaining
candidates soon so that they have enough time to start
preparations for the polls early next year, he added.