Lucknow, March 8: The Samajwadi Party on Friday released first list of six candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Veteran leader Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest from Mainpuri.
Akhilesh Yadav’s cousins Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav name also included in the list
Dharmendra Yadav will fight from Badaun and Akshay Yadav from Firozabad.
Kamlesh Katheria has been fielded from Etawah, the hometown of the Yadavs, while Bhai Lal Kol is the candidate from Robertsganj. Shabeer Balmiki will contest from Bahraich.
The Samajwadi Party is contesting the general elections in alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal.
In the polls, Samajwadi Party is contesting on 37 seats, RLD on three and the BSP on 38 seats.
While Amethi and Rae Bareli have been left for the Congress.