In a joint rally with Congress, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his ‘blood pressure’ jibe. Akhilesh said that all BJPians will have to get their blood pressure checked after elections. Meanwhile, UP is voting in 3rd phase of Assembly polls today. Polling for the third phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 has started today. The voting today will be crucial for Samajwadi Party and its new president and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Parties are contesting today for 69 seats in and around SP home turf including Itawah, Mainpuri and Kannauj districts. In the 2012 Assembly Elections, Akhilesh had managed to win 55 seats in the region.Here are the LIVE updates:
3.40 pm: “When PM needs water in between his address and he has to wipe his sweat, then think how much people will make him sweat,” Akhilesh said.
3.20 pm: “BJP has put common man in queue for their own money. Now in the elections they will once again queue up against BJP. BJP has come to know about the people’s mind and after the third and fourth phase, blood pressure of BJP leaders will have to be checked,” says Akhilesh.
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