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UP Election Results 2017: 'Maybe UP Voted For A Bullet Train,' Akhilesh Yadav Says - Highlights
Mar 11, 2017 17:10 (IST)
We Built Expressways, Maybe The People Voted For A Bullet Train, Says Akhilesh Yadav After UP Elections Drubbing

What began like a defeat accepted with utmost humility, outgoing Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's speech quickly turned sour, laced with sarcasm. "Maybe the people didn't like the expressway we built, maybe they voted in hope of a bullet train in UP," Mr Yadav said at the customary post-election press conference.

"The next government will do better than us," he said, subtly adding, "maybe if the PM has said, debts of farmers all over the country will be forgiven".

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