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SP, BSP Finalise Seat Distribution, Release List Breaking Down Constituencies

When the alliance was announced, the two parties said they will contest 38 constituencies each.

Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) will contest 37 seats and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 38 in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls, the two parties said on Thursday, while releasing a list of seats.

When the the alliance was announced, the two parties said they will contest 38 constituencies each out of the 80 in the state.

The two parties named the seats distributed among them in a statement signed by SP president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati.

The 37 seats in the SP quota include Kairana, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Mainpuri, Firozabad, Badaun, Bareilly, Lucknow, Etawah, Kanpur, Kannauj, Jhansi, Banda, Allahabad, Kaushambi, Phulpur, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Azamgarh, Varanasi and Mirzapur.

The BSP will contest from Saharanpur, Bijnor, Nagina, Aligarh, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Dhaurahara, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Kaiserganj, Basti, Salempur, Jaunpur, Bhadohi and Deoria, among other constituencies.

The remaining five seats will be distributed between the Ajit Singh-led RLD and others like the Nishad Party.

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