Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and SP state unit president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that the party's central leadership would take the final decision on the next Presidential candidate.

"The name of the next president will be decided by the central leadership of the party. We will sit and all our leaders will discuss on the issue before making any decision on this", Yadav told reporters.

Akhilesh was asked about party's stand on the next President but he did not prefer to talk much on the issue.

(Agencies)