SP’s silver jubilee event: Akhilesh, Mulayam , Shivpal to share stage

Lucknow: The ruling Samajwadi Party is all geared up for the party’s mega silver jubilee celebrations on Saturday with JD(U), RJD, RLD leaders set to share the stage with Uttar Pradesh’s first family.

“The preparations for the historic event have been made. Samajwadi and Lohiawadi leaders will be sharing the stage with ‘netaji’ (Mulayam Singh Yadav)”, SP state president Shivpal Yadav told reporters at party office on Friday.

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, RLD Cheif Ajit Singh, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Chautala, KC Tyagi (JD-U) and noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani are some of the prominent names to attend the event.

“With the event, SP will be formally launching its election campaign from tomorrow,” Shivpal said, adding that its main objective was not to let BJP form government in Uttar Pradesh.

In a press conference y, the SP state unit chief had said, “After forming majority government in UP in 2017, all secular forces will unite to uproot the BJP government at the Centre.”