Lok Sabha Elections 2024: There is a lot of excitement in Uttar Pradesh regarding the Lok Sabha elections. The path to central power goes through UP only. In view of this, all the parties have their eyes on the 80 Lok Sabha seats of UP. Discussions have already started regarding who will contest elections from where, who has dominance on which seat. There is also a lot of speculation about Samajwadi Party chief and former CM Akhilesh Yadav contesting the elections.
Amidst all this, Samajwadi Party MP Dimple Yadav has given a big statement. On Saturday, Mainpuri MP and Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav had reached Kannauj. Where he flagged off the PDA Yatra.
Will Akhilesh contest elections from Kannauj seat?
During this, he was asked whether Akhilesh Yadav would contest the Lok Sabha elections from Kannauj seat, on which he said that it will be known in the coming time from where the national president of the party will contest the elections. Dimple Yadav further said that Samajwadi Party has a special relationship with this place. Kannauj has always been a source of socialist ideology. Lohia ji, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav and I have also received a lot of love from the people here.
2019 Lok Sabha election results
Let us tell you that in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP led NDA had won the maximum number of seats in UP. NDA had won 64 seats. Whereas 10 seats were won by BSP and 5 seats were won by SP. Akhilesh Yadav won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by contesting from Azamgarh seat. However, later, after the resignation of Akhilesh Yadav from this seat and the subsequent by-election held in 2022, BJP’s Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua won.
Talking about Kannauj seat, in 2019, Dimple Yadav had lost to the BJP candidate in a close contest. Dimple Yadav reached Parliament in 2022 by winning the by-election on Mainpuri seat. However, now it remains to be seen who SP will bet on from Kannauj seat this time.
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