Raj Babbar said that atrocities on Dalits had increased in Uttar Pradesh in the past two and a half decades.
The SP had announced in June names of 143 candidates with no sitting MLAs.
Omar Abdullah accused the PDP-BJP alliance of wreaking havoc with the State.
Mr Yadav said such a combine could win over 300 seats in the 403-member House.
The incident took place next to a school in the area last midnight when several men attacked Feroz using an ice pick.
Acting on a tip-off about firearms being carried in a car in Sambalpur, the police intercepted the vehicle carrying the weapons.
Trouble began with a murder of one Shaukat Pasha at Dingarpur in neighbouring Moradabad district on November 25.
It was agreed during the marriage negotiations that they bride’s family would pay Rs 1.70 lakh dowry.
Separatist militant Mintoo had trimmed his hair and beard after the escape.
The Home Ministry officials are in constant touch with the officials of Tamil Nadu government and assessing the situation.
Flagging the issue for the first time since the racket was unearthed on Nov. 21, she said that the incident was unfortunate and worrisome.
Jayalalithaa, who suffered cardiac arrest on Sunday night, was in hospital for over two months.
Locals alleged that the train was running at a very high speed even though the area has been notified as wild elephant corridor.