Rahul and Akhilesh.

The complicated Akhilesh-RaGa affair amid new caste census jibe

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Prashun Bhaumik | New Delhi | 14 November, 2023 | 10:50 PM

Tensions between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party, the two key members of the opposition INDIA bloc, have been on the rise lately. After hoardings in Lucknow declared Akhilesh Yadav “future prime minister”, the SP chief minister took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi this time. Addressing a rally in Bahoriband in Madhya Pradesh’s Katni district, Yadav taunted the Congress and said the party’s demand for a caste census is a “miracle”.