Shivpal attacks SP-BSP alliance in UP. Calls it Thugbandhan. Appoints Mohd. Adeeb to start alliance talks with Congress.

Admitting many prominent Muslims into his new party Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party(Lohia), Shivpal Singh demonstrated yet again hiatus hold over electorates from the minority. Shivpal Singh also nominated his newly inducted member Mohd. Adeeb X-MP (RS) ,to the with Congress party for 2019 general elections. Hafiz Irshad, former SP MLA from Azamgarh, Syed Maqsood Arshad,  Mohd. Hammad sahib, Former AMU STUDENTS union President Faizullah also joined the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) Replying to media Shivpal demanded  use of ballot papers in 2019 elections.  This is also demanded by all major parties of the country. He said that his party,which is gaining strength all over the country will launch a campaign to oust the BJP from centre in 2019 and in UP in 2022. He forcefully said that his party fight is against BJP. He call called the gathbandhan of SP and BSP as Thagbandhan.
Shivpal Singh denied all allegations of Mayawati that he was being funded by BJP. In fact both Mayawati and Akhilesh have cheated their own leaders. His party has Syed Salman Chisty, Gaddinashin of Ajmer Moinuddin Chisty Dargah also blessed the party by his presence.  They all then went to Makhanpur Dargah of Dum Madar to attend the annual Urs and Shivpal Singh performed ceremony of opening of a new Hospital in Makhanpur.
by Afzal Ali Shah Maududi. Editor /Bureau Chief, Lucknow.