Akhilesh Yadav breaks silence post SP loss in UP elections; 'Showed BJP seats can be reduced'

Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took to his Twitter handle and highlighted the positive outcomes from the UP poll results in a face-saving attempt.

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Yogi Adityanath-led the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday broke the 35-years-old jinx after winning UP elections for the second time in a row. For the first time since 1985, a party has returned to power in the state, with an electoral majority, for a second term. BJP bagged 255 seats. With Apna Dal (S) and NISHAD party winning 12 and 6 seats each, the BJP-led alliance has 273 seats in the 403-member Assembly of UP. Now, following the UP poll result, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has broken his silence on his party's defeat for the first time. 

Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took to his Twitter handle and highlighted the positive outcomes from the UP poll results in a face-saving attempt. Akhilesh expressed his gratitude to the people of Uttar Pradesh and highlighted the increment in Samaj Wadi's party vote-share. The SP Supremo stated that his party vote share has increased two and half times which shows BJP's seats can also be decreased. Furthermore, Akhilesh stated that the downfall of the BJP will continue to take place and those who still favour the saffron party their myth will be broken eventually. 



UP Elections 2022

Coming to the UP elections 2022, it took in 7 phases - February 10, February 14, February 20, February 23, February 27, March 3 and March 7, whereas the counting of votes took place on March 10. While BJP had formed an alliance with Apna Dal (S) and NISHAD Party, Congress and BSP contested solo. On the other hand, SP announced a tie-up with Shivpal Yadav's PSP(L), Mahan Dal, OP Rajbhar's SBSP, RLD and the Apna Dal faction of Krishna Patel. After the UP Elections 2022 results, SP's vote share increased from 21.82% to 32.06%, which is higher than its 2012 vote share when it formed the government in the state by winning 224 seats. While the SP improved its tally to 111 from 47 seats that it won last time, its allies RLD and SBSP gained 8 and 6 seats respectively. 

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