Akhilesh Yadav Dissolves All Party Posts Week After Huge Bypoll Defeats

The party's Uttar Pradesh president Naresh Uttam will, however, continue to hold the post

The Samajwadi Party is gearing up for 2024 Lok Sabha elections, a senior party official said.

Lucknow:

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday dissolved the national, state and district executive bodies of all its organisations, including the youth and the women's wing, with immediate effect.

Though no official reason has been given, the move is seen as an attempt to revamp the Samajwadi Party after the Lok Sabha bypoll debacle in the party's bastions Rampur and Azamgarh.

The party's Uttar Pradesh president Naresh Uttam will, however, continue to remain in his position, the party said.

"The national president of Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav, except for the state president of the party, with immediate effect dissolved party's national, state and district executive bodies. National presidents, state presidents, district presidents of all the party's organisations, including youth and women's wings, have also been dissolved," the party said on its Twitter handle.

"The party is gearing up for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and the focus is to strengthen the organisation to take on the BJP with full force," a senior party leader said.

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