UP: IIM connection helps Akhilesh Yadav defeat Rahul Gandhi
Abhishek Mishra, who contested from Lucknow East and won with 4000 votes, guided Akhilesh and the party's youth brigade and Samajwadi Party finally received the sweet fruit after implementing all such plans and techniques showed by Mr Mishra.
SP sources confirmed that it was Mr Mishra who indeed had played a major role in changing the old and traditional anti-English and anti-technology perception of Samajwadi Party. Akhilesh and his father Mulayam Singh were believed to have been impressed with Mr Mishra's vision and promised laptops and tablets during their poll campaigning.
Mr Mishra, who taught Business Policy in the IIM, had showed his interest in active politics in 2010 and Akhilesh gave him a chance to execute Mr Mishra's dream into reality. Now, Mr Mishra helped Akhilesh and Mulayam Singh to fulfill their dream of making SP a bigger demolishing Rahul Gandhi and Congress' hope.