Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav greets Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati in Lucknow in 2019. Leaders Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, Sushma Swaraj and Samajwadi Party Amar Singh at Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday, November 23, 2009. Yadav's statement comes after his party's defeat in the last assembly elections and the recent by-poll debacle. Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav had previously said he would forge alliances with smaller parties instead of big faces. SP president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said his party would contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls on its own, but keep its doors open for smaller parties, including that of his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav. The two parties come together to seal an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, burying their two-decade-long hostility. Akhilesh's estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav on Thursday announced that his party Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) will be forging alliance with Samajwadi Party ahead of … Read more about Samajwadi Party to contest 2022 UP polls on its own: Akhilesh Yadav on Business Standard. However, with nine small parties coming together as the 'Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha' to contest the Uttar Pradesh 2022 elections, has Yadav already missed his opportunity? Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday specifically ruled out an alliance with the Congress or the BSP in the next assembly polls in … Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that his party will forge an alliance with smaller parties in the next assembly elections. Samajwadi Party scouting for partners for UP 2022 polls after drubbing in by-elections The beginning will be made with a possible alliance with Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia), an outfit floated by Akhilesh Yadav’s estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav Mayawati also said that to ensure the defeat of Samajwadi Party candidates in future MLC elections, her party will vote for BJP or any other party's candidate. In the end, the Congress party got itself a better seat-sharing deal from the Samajwadi Party that it could have realistically hoped for; never mind that its … (Express Photo: Vishal Srivastav, File) A senior SP leader said: “In 2017, when the Samajwadi Party entered into alliance with Congress, both the parties faced losses but it … With a secular and democratic ideology, the Samajwadi Party believes in creating a socialist society, which works on the principle of equality. Bengaluru, Oct 27: On Wednesday, Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav hinted that a grand alliance is on the cards to take on the BJP in the forthcoming assembly elections in … "The Samajwadi Party (SP) The Samajwadi Party believes in continuously working towards the upliftment of weaker sections of society and it stands strong against communal forces.