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Uttar Pradesh’s major regional parties join hands but hold their cards close

On January 1, residents of Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow woke to interesting hoardings that had sprung up across the city. “New Year’s Heartiest contingency-Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Auspicious Akhilesh, Happy UP, Happy India,” stated the hoardings put up by the Samajwadi Party (SP), the largest regional political group in Uttar Pradesh. The message was aimed at establishing […]