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Assembly Elections 2022 Highlights: Samajwadi Party promises hike in monthly pension for poor women

Speculations are rife that Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav will join the BJP on Wednesday after meeting party chief J P Nadda.

Speculations are rife that Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav will join the BJP on Wednesday after meeting party chief J P Nadda.

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav joined the BJP on Wednesday. She joined the party in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and and its state chief Swatantra Dev Singh. She is married to Prateek Yadav, son of Mulayam Singh Yadav’s second wife while SP president Akhilesh Yadav is his son from the first marriage. On the other hand, the BJP announced its alliance with Apna Dal and Nishad Party for the UP assembly elections. Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today promised to increase monthly pension for poor women from Rs 500 to Rs 1500.

Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal today said that Amit Palekar will be party’s chief ministerial candidate for Goa polls. On Tuesday, Kejriwal declared Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann as the party’s CM face for Punjab Assembly polls, which will be held on February 20. Meanwhile, Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi today alleged that the ED raid is a conspiracy to trap him in false cases.

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