Lucknow, March 26 -- Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday announced his support to 21-day nationwide lockdown and asked his party legislators to pledge money from their local area development scheme fund for the fight against Covid-19

While he himself pledged Rs 1 crore for fighting Covid-19 in his parliamentary constituency, Azamgarh's government medical College, soon after SP Rajya Sabha member, Jaya Bachchan, also pledged Rs 1 crore for the medical college in Kannauj.

Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav announced Rs 25 lakh for Mainpuri.

He said the money was for personal protection equipment (PPE) for doctors and health workers, Covid-19 test kits and associated medical equipment.

Akhilesh, in a tweet, has app...