Last updated: September 27, 2022, 13:14 IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav is all set to be re-elected as the party’s national president for the third consecutive term at the party’s national convention on Thursday in Lucknow.
The head of Uttar Pradesh’s unit, Naresh Uttam Patel, is also likely to keep his post, SP sources said.
Akhilesh Yadav and Naresh Uttam were elected to the post they hold at the SP National Convention in Agra on October 5, 2017.
Earlier, Akhilesh had replaced his father Mulayam Singh Yadav as the SP’s national president, while Naresh Uttam Patel replaced Akhilesh’s uncle, Shivpal Singh Yadav, at the party’s national emergency convention, held on January 1, 2017, amid the family feud. from Yadav.
When the Agra Convention re-elected Akhilesh and Naresh, the party also amended its constitution and changed the term of the national and state president from three years to five years.
Following the results of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly poll in 2022, Akhilesh Yadav had dissolved the party’s national and state leaders on July 3. The SP is currently busy with its member campaign.
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