Real battle to be fought in election booths: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, March 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that preparations are in full swing for the upcoming parliamentary elections and they are making all efforts to make Samajwadi Party (SP) a success again. Yadav also talked about his party programmes that have been a huge success. Samajwadi Party, which has a strong base in Uttar Pradesh has also decided to take the plunge and begin their election campaigning. Yadav said the real battle will be fought in the villages of India. Mar 11, 2014

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African migrants who survived capsizing treated in Yemen

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Exiled Tibetan activists shout anti-China slogans in India

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