Akhilesh Yadav made the announcement at a press conference but did not share details about seat sharing with the two parties.
He said his party will conduct research to come up with a scheme to eliminate poverty. “We are studying a pro-poor scheme so that a package can be given to them.”
His remarks came a day after Congress President Rahul Gandhi announced a scheme for the poor.
The Samajwadi Party is contesting the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).