Amid speculation to end alliance with Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar said that the slogan, ‘UP ko yeh saath pasand hai’ is history. The SP-Congress alliance miserably failed in the assembly elections.
Thus, speaking for the first time on electoral issues since, Babbar said that his party will contest the state civic polls on its own.
“We have decided that the Congress will contest the forthcoming urban civic polls alone in Uttar Pradesh, without allying with any party, including the Samajwadi Party,” Babbar told TOI.
His remarks came after a number of meetings with party officials over the last one month.
The actor-turned leader also added that before taking any decision, it was significant for the party leadership to take an outlook on the alliance, so there were meetings with district level workers, the winners in the polls, and those who secured over one lakh votes.
Party officials have been told to concentrate on the elections and mobilise dedicated workers, said Babbar.