A delegation of Welfare Party of India led by National President Dr SQR Ilyas met former Chief Minister and Samajwadi party supremo Mr Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow today.
A detailed discussion took place between both the parties.
It was agreed between both the parties that they will form an alliance in the forth coming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
It was decided that a joint press conference will be held by both parties after Navrati to announce the same.
It was decided that there will be seat sharing between the two parties.
It was decided that both the parties will work together to defeat the fascist BJP party.
It was decided that a detailed electioneering meeting between the two parties will take place soon to carry forward the agenda.
Discussion took place for more than an hour on various topics.
National leaders & UP state leaders of WPI and Akhilesh Yadav & Samajwadi Party leaders participated in the meeting.
Dr. SQR Ilyas said that a value based government should be formed with all sections of the society. To defeat the BJP, all secular parties must be brought together. We have to form alliances with small political parties so that a grand alliance is formed.
Mr Akhilesh Yadav said, “We will keep in mind the advice of the Welfare Party.” According to the Welfare Party, there will be a manifesto on women’s representation, employment, the rights of backward people, and the solution of farmers problems.
The two parties are preparing to fight the elections jointly against communal forces. Electoral strategy is also being taken.