Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s biggest political clan’s internal strife was also visible at the party’s silver jubilee celebrations. On Saturday, UP ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) commenced the mega celebration for its 25th birthday at Janeshwar Mishra Park. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and uncle Shivpal Yadav were face to face on stage.
Shivpal attacked nephew Akhilesh saying, ‘ Ask for blood, I shall give blood. I am ready for any sacrifice. I don’t want to be the CM’. Then Akhilesh took a dig at his uncle’s word and said, ‘You gave sword, but don’t want me to use it’. Meanwhile, RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav tried to play peacemaker between Akhilesh and Shivpal. He said there is no dispute between them.
Former Prime Minister and JDS leader HD Deve Gowda, RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, JDU’s leader Sharad Yadav shared the stage with Party’s Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.