SP acknowledges role played by BSP in Phulpur, Gorakhpur

SP acknowledges role played by BSP in Phulpur, Gorakhpur

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Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers celebrate, outside SP office in Lucknow on March 14, 2018. SP on Wednesday took winning leads in both the Lok Sabha seats of Gorakhpur and Phulpur. With BSP backing its bitter rival SP, BJP appeared to be heading for a shock defeat. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party on Wednesday acknowledged the significant role played by the BSP in the Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seats but adopted a cautious approach on whether there will be an alliance in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
"Wait and watch," Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav said when asked if his party and the BSP would come together in the next Lok Sabha polls.
"BSP workers have backed us, they eworked hard. They have contributed well. We express our thanks to the leaders and workers of BSP," Yadav said.
The BSP had decided to back Samajwadi Party nominees in Phulpur and Gorakhpur against the BJP, which held both the seats.
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