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Shivpal asserts faith in Mulayam's leadership, says Samajwadi Party will retain power in UP polls

Shivpal Yadav Also Claimed That Akhilesh Yadav Wanted To Form A New Party Ahead Of The Assembly Polls

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 24 Oct 2016, 03:04:36 PM


Former cabinet minister and Samajwadi Party stalwart Shivpal Yadav asserted his faith in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav saying that the SP will retain power in the upcoming assembly elections with Netaji's blessings. 

Speaking at a meeting convened to find solution to the deepening rift among the party stakeholders, Shivpal said that everyone in the party needs to focus on winning the assembly polls.

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Shivpal also alleged that chief minister Akhilesh Yadav had told him that he would form a new party.

"People who intend to weaken the party should know that we will form the government with Netaji's sweat and blood. We need dedication from party members to achieve victory in assembly polls," Shivpal said.

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"Indiscipline won't be tolerated in this party. The party has reached such heights only because of Netaji. We cannot tolerate liars in Samajwadi Party," he added.

Earlier, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav too vowed to weed out conspirators within the party during his address at the meeting.

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First Published : 24 Oct 2016, 12:31:00 PM