The road show, which started from GPO Park in Hazratganj, was attended by a large number of party workers and youths. It ended at Lohia Park at Chowk where senior cabinet minister Shivpal Singh Yadav was also present.

During the road show which covered a distance of 12 kms, people showered flower petals on Akhilesh, who in turn greeted them.

While at Aishbagh Eidgah, the Chief Minister was welcomed by children, members of Muslim community welcomed him at Nakkhas and Akbari gate.

Addressing the people, Akhilesh said after witnessing affection and faith of the people, he was confident that strength of SP would increase in this election and BJP's intention of reaching Delhi would never become successful.

He alleged that BJP and Congress have given the country nothing other than destruction.

Akhilesh said that BJP's development model in reality was "Model of Dividing India". He said that now the people were aware and they would strengthen the third force as an alternative to these parties.

(Agencies)

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