Akhilesh to attend Lalu rally, Maya undecided

Hoping to form a ‘mahagathbandhan’ (grand alliance) to counter the BJP in the next Lok Sabha polls in 2019, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Akhilesh Yadav would be attending Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s proposed rally in Patna on August 27. BSP supremo Mayawati, however, has not yet decided on attending the RJD rally. Akhilesh, while speaking to reporters here on Thursday said that he would take part in the rally at Patna as he wanted the opposition parties to form a ‘mahagathbandhan’ to ”thwart” the BJP’s attempt to return to power in 2019. It was however not clear i
Source: DH