Lucknow, Aug. 24 -- Samajwadi Party (SP) national president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday dissolved the state and district executives of the party, a move that is seen as a course correction in the organisation following the SP's Lok Sabha poll debacle.

He also disbanded the youth organisations of the party, including the student body and the women's organisation. The national and state presidents of all the cells were also removed.

In a press statement, Akhilesh Yadav said the state and district executives of the party had been dissolved. However, state president Naresh Uttam Patel will continue in his post, he added.

In the April-May Lok Sabha polls, the SP won just five seats - the same as in 2014 - despite stitching a pre-poll alliance wi...