Akhilesh Yadav trails in Kannauj, leads in Firozabad

May 16th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Samajwadi Party’s (SP) youth wing chief Akhilesh Yadav was trailing in Uttar Pradesh’s Kannauj constituency but leading in Firozabad two hours after counting began at 8 a.m.
Akhilesh, the son of SP chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, had won from Kannauj in the 2004 elections. He was reportedly not confident about winning from the constituency and thus decided to contest from Firozabad as well.

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