"I will lay the foundation stone of metro works in Kanpur on October 4. The date of yatra will be decided. Time has changed, now I will see from which 'disha' (direction) and time it should start," he said.

On September 14, Akhilesh had announced Samajwadi Vikas Rath Yatra -- 'Vikas se vijay ki ore' through his Twitter handle with a picture in which he is seen sitting inside a bus.