Samajwadi Party (SP) national president and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has decided to contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 from the Karhal assembly constituency of Mainpuri. Sources have told ANI news. It was rumored that Akhilesh can contest from Gunnaur in Azamgarh, but today, putting an end to all the speculations, the Samajwadi Party has announced the seat. Mainpuri is considered a stronghold of the Samajwadi Party. SP's patron Mulayam Singh Yadav is the MP from Mainpuri. It is known that SP leader Sobran Singh Yadav is the sitting MLA in Karhal assembly seat.
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest elections from Mainpuri's Karhal Assembly constituency: Sources#UPAssemblyElections2022— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) January 20, 2022