SP parliamentary board to decide on government formation: Mulayam

Last Updated: Tue, Mar 06, 2012 08:33 hrs

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday said the party's strategy for government formation will be decided by the parliamentary board. He thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for making the SP the leading party in the state elections even as it fell marginally short of the halfway mark in the 403-member house.

"We will decide in the parliamentary board what will be the strategy of the party ahead. I think we have almost got the mandate, there's hardly anything left," Yadav told a news channel.

According to the trends available at 1.30 p.m., SP was leading by 196 seats in UP. Yadav thanked the people for bringing the party back in UP.

"I would like to congratulate the people of Uttar Pradesh who have brought Samajwadi Party back. The hope with which they have supported us, we will meet their expectations," a confidant Yadav said.

More from Sify: