SP chief makes Karhal poll fray entry official
Hindustan Times|January 23, 2022
The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday announced that party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest his first Uttar Pradesh assembly election from the party's stronghold of Karhal in Mainpuri.

LUCKNOW: "Our national president Akhilesh Yadav will contest the Karhal assembly constituency in Mainpuri, and he will win with a massive mandate," SP chief national general secretary Ramgopal Yadav announced at a press conference in Lucknow, where Akhilesh Yadav was also present.

On January 20, SP national spokesperson Ashutosh Verma spoke of Akhilesh Yadav contesting his first UP assembly election from Karhal, but said a formal announcement would follow.

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