Akhilesh Yadav meets Mulayam to patch-up political differences

Photo of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav along with son Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav.

Lucknow: With aim to sort out intense power tussle between him and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today met Samajwadi Party supremo at his official residence soon after returning from Delhi.

The meeting between the both leads to speculation that efforts were being made for a patch-up which the faction led by the Chief Minister discounted.

Although there was no official word from either faction on the meeting that what result has comes out from the father and son but there were speculation about patch-up effort.

On other hand, some senior party leaders who is close to Akhilesh denied about any patch-up effort by saying that it’s “too late” now.

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Akhilesh reached Mualyam’s residence here after returning from New Delhi where he had knocked at the doors of the Election Commission to claim the ‘cycle’ symbol.

Interestingly, Mulayam’s brother Shivpal Yadav who is believed to be the real reason behind the tussle with Akhilesh, also joined them after coming back from Delhi.

Earlier in the day, Akhilesh, who was anointed by his faction as the SP president on Sunday, reportedly spoke to Mulayam over phone.

Both Mulayam and Akhilesh factions of SP have staked claim over the party and its cycle symbol before Election Commission.

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