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Shivpal changes SP candidates, Akhilesh says 'no idea'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 Oct 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Lucknow, Oct 3: Differences in the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) once again came out in the open on Monday when Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav feigned ignorance about announcement of certain party candidates for the forthcoming assembly polls. Talking to reporters after iugurating his new office here, Akhilkesh Yadav, who is also the Chairman of the party’s state parliamentary board, said: “I do not have idea about any list being released by the party.” The Samajwadi Party on Monday med seven candidates for the forthcoming polls and replaced 14 candidates announced earlier. Shivpal Singh Yadav, Akhilesh’s uncle who recently replaced him as the state unit chief of the SP, released the new list of the candidates. When reporters sought to know his views on the candidature of Amanmani Tripathi, who is being probed as part of the bnorader investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against his father Amarmani Tripathi, the Chief Minister said his views are known on such a subject. (ians)

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