Akhilesh Yadav Gives “Welcome” To Mamata Banerjee, “0 Seats” To Congress

Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said he might be open to joining an alternate political front to be led by the Trinamool Congress boss and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mr Yadav – busy building a platform to challenge the BJP in the 2022 UP Assembly election – said the ruling party would be “wiped out” in Uttar Pradesh like they were by Ms Banerjee in the Bengal polls.

“I welcome her. The way she wiped out the BJP in Bengal… the people of Uttar Pradesh will wipe out the BJP,” Mr Yadav told reporters in Jhansi, where he was holding a yatra ‘