The ongoing political battle in Samajwadi Party (SP) took a new turn when Chief Minister Akhilesh dismisses his Uncle & four ministers “chief of SP in UP from his cabinet. Senior party leaders point out that it is not longer a fight between party patriarch Mulayam Singh and his Son. The spirit of battle is which of the two leaders will run the party in the future and who will lead the election campaign for upcoming 2017 assembly election in UP.
Akhilesh dismisses his Uncle & It’s a challenge for Mulayam Singh
The sacking of Shivpal Yadav by Akhilesh Yadav is open challenge by the Chief Minister to Party supreme. The fight is no longer about the chief ministerial candidate, but about who will run the party and take decision for assembly election
The crises deepened when Mulayam Singh dismissed his brother and senior leader of the party Ram Gopal Yadav from his post as national general secretary for six years, who has been batting for Akhilesh Yadav since the dispute first became public,
Ram Gopal Verma has been colluding with Bhartiya Janta Party to escape an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation into corruption charges against his family. He has been misusing Netaji name for his personal gain, the minister hasn’t understood this conspiracy” said Shivpal Yadav. On the other hand, Ram Gopal said that he will continue to support Akhilesh Yadav.
I will continue my support to Akhilesh: Ram Gopal
“Netaji is not only my elder brother but political guru as well. He is surrounded by evil forces, but will soon realize what the truth is. I will continue supporting Akhilesh even if I am not a part of SP,” he said in a letter. Earlier in the day, Ram Gopal Yadav had written a one-page letter to party workers saying the future of SP lay with Akhilesh Yadav.
Today the members of MLAs will meet Mulayam Singh. A lot will become clear in this meeting when MLAs will meet. It will be interesting to see that how many MLAs choose to go and meet him. Although there is no clear message to MLAs, making it mandatory for them to attend the meeting.