The two leaders, at the meeting which was held without any aides, also discussed the political situation in western part of the state after the Centre's decision to repeal farm laws.
Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav also criticised the saffron party over rising prices of petrol and diesel across the country.
The Jinnah controversy in UP erupted after SP chief Akhilesh Yadav equated Muhammad Ali Jinnah with Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Jawaharlal Nehru, saying they helped India get freedom.
Yogi Adityanath’s announcement that he is ready to contest from any seat in UP if the BJP so wishes may reverse the trend.
Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav may also honour his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav's supporters, and a rapprochement may be on the cards.
Former Chief Minister Yadav, who is a Samajwadi Party MP from Azamgarh and regarded as the CM face of his party, said that he will not be contesting the assembly election due next year himself.
Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav said that he will not be contesting the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections in 2022. He also said that an alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal has been finalized.
Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.
Priyanka Gandhi has emerged more visible in the wake of Lakhimpur Kheri than any other opposition politician in Uttar Pradesh.
While digitally handing out keys to 75,000 beneficiaries of the Pradhan Manti Awas Yojna, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at the previous Samajwadi Party Government of Uttar Pradesh.
The violence that had erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri has now taken a political turn. Opposition leaders who have been trying to reach the farmers' protest site have been stopped, detained.
The opposition parties seem to have got just the right issue to boost their 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ambitions with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that involved 8 people losing their lives and the involvement of the Union Minister of State Ajay Misra Teni's son.
Alleging that a 'Vasooli Tantra' is involved in the death of businessman Manish Gupta, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav took strong hits at the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh.
The Samajwadi Party head Akhilesh Yadav accused BJP of ‘working at the behest of capitalists’.
BSF chief Mayawati said the jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari will not be nominated by the party from Mau.
According to latest reports, more than 75 people have died in Firozabad, 17 in Mathura, three in Mainpuri and two in Kasganj.
Sibghatullah Ansari, a former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA, joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) along with his supporters on Saturday.
Attacking the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief, Swatantra Dev Singh in a Hindi tweet said Yadav could not come barely one kilometre from his residence to Mall Avenue in Lucknow to pay tributes to Kalyan Singh.
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