Akhilesh hails voters for increasing SP tally, reducing BJP seats in U.P polls
Failing to dislodge the BJP from power in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday thanked the people of the state for increasing the party’s tally by two-and-a-half times. This is the SP chief's first public statement after results of the Assembly elections on Thursday. In a tweet in Hindi, Akhilesh Yadav said, "Heartiest thanks to the people of Uttar Pradesh for increasing our seats by two-and-half times. We have shown that the seats of the BJP could be decreased. Watch the video for full details.