A meeting held in Lucknow where Mulayam Singh Yadav,leader of the Samajwadi party cleared the air by saying that Akhilesh Yadav will not be removed as Uttar Pradesh chief minister. Apparently, with Akhilesh Yadav removing Shivpal Yadav as a minister from his government on Sunday, for the second time in a month, this revolt against his father’s choice over him led to the part where Mulayam Singh made it clear to his son that Shivpal Yadav and Amar Singh will continue to play significant roles in the Samajwadi Party.
Earlier,when Akhilesh Yadav broke down and offered to resign,with the plans to split the party, in the meeting stated that he did not intend to do so. Adding the fact that some leaders in the party were conspiring against him. He confirmed in the meeting that he had no intention of leaving the party. With the intense drama brewing in the Yadav family, the meeting had Akhilesh Yadav expresses the fact that he would step down from the party if his father Mulayam Singh Yadav wants so. In the meeting, Mulayam Singh Yadav asks his son to patch up with his uncle Shivpal Yadav. He added that they have worked hard in forming this party, and the last thing they ought to do is to fight amongst themselves.
The meeting was crucial for the apparent face-off between father-son duo when both removed each other’s loyalists Ramgopal Yadav and Shivpal Yadav from Samajwadi party. Even though a heated argument broke out between the two in today’s press meeting, however, at the end, the verdict comes out to be that Akhilesh Yadav will not be removed as Uttar Pradesh chief minister.