New Delhi: After Shivpal Yadav, senior leader of Samajwadi Party and brother of party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav stepped down from the position of state president of the party along with other ministerial berths on Thursday night, his wife and his son Aditya Yadav followed in his footsteps in putting their papers down.
Son Aditya resigned from the chairman’s post of Pradeshik Cooperative Federation (PCF) while Shivpal Yadav’s wife Sarla Yadav stepped down from all party portfolios she was associated with.
Akhilesh has rejected his resignation from the post of a minister, but Shivpal remains adamant on his decision to quit the party posts. His resignation from the post of party president has also not been accepted by the party chief.
Shivpal Singh Yadav had replaced Akhilesh Yadav as the state party president of Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday. However, soon after the decision Akhilesh Yadav withdrew important portfolios from his uncle.
The CM took away the key ministries from Shivpal that included key ministries of revenue, PWD, Irrigation & Flood Control and Cooperatives Minister.
First Published | 16 September 2016 10:46 AM