Speaking to reporters exterior Parliament, Mr Yadav mentioned that the victory of the SP in each Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bye-elections was a referendum towards the Yogi authorities.
“Me and my occasion are grateful to the BSP and its staff who labored arduous to make sure the victory of the SP candidate in these by-polls. So far as 2019 common elections is anxious, simply wait and watch. And hope for the very best,” Mr Yadav mentioned.
A lot of the SP MPs within the Home had been immediately seen carrying the occasion’s conventional pink cap.
Talking within the nicely of the Lok Sabha, SP MP Dharmender Yadav attacked the Gorakhpur DM for allegedly delaying the announcement of the preliminary traits of counting.
The SP immediately wrested each the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats from BJP, which had gained them in 2014 common election.
BSP, the SP’s arch-rival, had prolonged assist to the Akhilesh Yadav-led occasion in these bypolls
The victory on these two seats assumes significance as Gorakhpur was gained by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, whereas Phulpur was gained by Keshav Prasad Maurya, who’s at present the deputy chief minister of the state, within the 2014 elections.
Each Yogi Adityanath and Mr Maurya resigned from their respective Lok Sabha seats after they had been appointed as chief and deputy chief of the BJP authorities within the state final yr.