Mulayam asks SP workers to ensure runaway success in assembly polls
Lucknow, Apr 4 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today called upon the party workers to start working for runaway success during the next assembly elections in the state slated for 2007.
Addressing the SP state executive here Mr Yadav said that the rank and file of the party should fan out to nook and cranny of UP, to educate the public about the pro-people policies initiated by the present state government.
''The responsibility of attaining two third majority for the party at the next assembly polls wrested on the shoulder of every SP worker,'' he added.
The chief minister further said that the way to the centre goes through UP only and a dominating performance in UP assembly polls was must to see the party in power in New Delhi.
The SP has always worked for the betterment of all sections of the society unlike the Congress, BJP or BSP that mastered in politics of divide and rule.
Mr Yadav said that the success of bypolls in Kauriram, Akbarpur and Mainpuri assembly and parliamentary seats needed to be replicated by the party in the next assembly polls which will be held in time in 2007.
Terming the recent resignation of AICC president Sonia Gandhi from Lok Sabha membership and the presidentship of NAC as an out and out ''drama,'' Mr Yadav said that this was not act of sacrifice, but a well thought action by Ms Gandhi to avoid humiliation of losing her parliament membership over the office of profit issue.
Mr Yadav also claimed that there were at least 100 public representatives still enjoying the offices of profit.
The SP chief also alleged that holding the parliamentary bypolls for Rae Bareli on May eight next, was a well calculated move to ensure that Ms Gandhi does not remain absent from the Lok Sabha, the next session of which starts on May 10.
Mr Yadav, however, reiterated that the SP would ensure that Ms Gandhi does not reach the Lok Sabha again, by fielding a strong candidate against her.
Later, the state executive passed a unanimous resolution condemning acts of terrorism in UP.
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