Lucknow, Oct 11 (PTI) The Samajwadi Party will contest the December 7 assembly elections in Telangana, a party spokesperson said Thursday. Also Read - "It’s BJP’s Vaccine, Can’t Trust…Won’t Take The Shot," Says SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav

The chief of the party’s Telangana unit, S Simhadri, met SP president Akhilesh Yadav Thursday and urged him to contest elections in the state, party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said. Also Read - Bharat Bandh: No Political Leader To Be Allowed On Stage, Chakka Jam Till 3 PM, Says Farmer Leader

Simhadri also submitted a list of probable candidates to Yadav, who after considering the party’s organisational details gave his nod for contesting the elections, Chaudhary said. Also Read - Won’t Make Alliance With Any Major Parties: Akhilesh Yadav on 2022 UP Assembly Polls

The party will contest elections in other states as well in the future to expand its base, Chaudhary added.

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