Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP) president Shivpal Singh Yadav, younger brother of former UP Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, filed nomination papers from the Firozabad parliamentary seat on Saturday. Also Read - Samajwadi Party Founder Mulayam Singh Yadav Tests COVID-19 Positive, Currently Asymptomatic

He left his Etawah home with supporters in the morning and filed his papers at the collectorate. Also Read - Veteran Samajwadi Party Leader And Former MLC Mulayam Singh Yadav Passes Away

Shivpal Singh Yadav is pitted against incumbent MP Akshay Yadav, son of his brother Ram Gopal Yadav. Also Read - Mulayam Singh Yadav Admitted to Lucknow Hospital Again, Second Time in Past 5 Days

Marginalised in the Samajwadi Party (SP), which he founded with Mulayam Singh Yadav 25 years ago, Shivpal Singh Yadav floated his party some months back.

On Saturday, he said he had the blessings of Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is contesting on a SP ticket from Mainpuri.