Kannauj, Apr 3 UNI | 4 months ago

Dimple Yadav, Samajwadi Party candidate from Kannauj and wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today filed her nominations papers and called upon the voters to continue their love and affections as showered by them in the past.

Dimple along with her husband Akhilesh Yadav reached here this morning and addressed a public meeting at the K K College ground and thereafter filed the nomination papers. She filed her nominations in four sets and she was welcomed by rose petal shower by the people on her way to the collect-orate.

Addressing the public Dimple said that she was fortunate to receive such good response from the people of the area." I want to continue to work for you for your well being," she said.

The SP candidate said Kannauj is a home ground of the socialist leaders like Ram Manohar Lohia, Mulayam Singh Yadav and her husband Akhilesh." Now it is my turn to serve you," she said.

Dimple contested her first elections from Ferozabad Lok Sabha seat in a by-elections after her husband left the seat after being elected from both Kannauj and Ferozabad in the 2009 Lok Sabha seats. But unfortunately, Dimple lost to Congress leader Raj Babbar.

But after Akhilesh became the CM of UP, she won the Kannuaj Lok Sabha seat unopposed in the by-elections in 2012. Meanwhile UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav also called on the people of Kannauj to support his wife and SP candidate. " Voters of Kannauj should lead the tirade against the communal forces by making a historic victory of the SP candidate," he said.

(Posted on 03-04-2014)