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Battle for UP: BJP has more criminal candidates, says Akhilesh

Newsroom Odisha | 26/01/2022 05:45 PM | Click to read full article

As the ruling BJP continues to attack the Samajwadi Party over its affinity for criminals, the Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has now accused the BJP of fielding candidates with criminal backgrounds.

Yadav said the ruling party’s captain, vice-captain and 82 of the 195 candidates declared, so far, have a criminal background. Without taking names, Akhilesh went on to say that in BJP’s Delhi team, things are no different.