Newly re-elected President of the Samajwadi Party and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday drove to his father Mulayam Singh Yadav’s dwelling and was closeted with him for about an hour, elevating hopes of a possible patch-up between the two.
This is his first meeting collectively along with his father after being elected as a result of the celebration chief on the Agra convention of the celebration on October 5.
Mulayam, alongside collectively along with his youthful brother Shivpal Singh Yadav, had skipped the very important nationwide convention — a main in 25 years of the celebration’s historic previous.
The political grapevine throughout the state capital has it that there is lastly some thaw throughout the father-son relations, which fell apart in January this 12 months when Akhilesh overthrew his father as a result of the celebration chief and altered him in a coup of varieties.
Sources in every camps instructed IANS that whereas there have been “still many knots”, the ice had been broken between the two, elevating hopes that realignment of the family along with the celebration might occur rapidly.
Mulayam is sullen on the means he has been edged out throughout the celebration that he formed 25 years once more and Akhilesh has a grouse collectively along with his father that he sides collectively along with his estranged uncle Shivpal over him.
Mulayam has reportedly instructed Akhilesh to regain the respect of his uncle Shivpal by naming him as a result of the nationwide General Secretary of the celebration. Shivpal, nonetheless, needs that the submit of celebration President is honourably returned to Mulayam.
This appears unlikely, a minimal of for now, as Akhilesh has already been elected celebration chief for the next 5 years on the Agra convention.
All eyes in the meanwhile are on 5, Vikramaditya Marg (Mulayam’s residence) on what emerges from there. Only last month Mulayam had hurriedly referred to as a press conference, apparently to announce a model new celebration and breaking of ranks with the SP, nevertheless he developed chilly ft on the ultimate minute and refused to study from the prepared textual content material which will have launched a model new celebration.
Since then Shivpal has gone proper right into a sulk over what his camp perceives as “yet another ditching by Mulayam”, nevertheless with not many selections left, Shivpal has for now caught to his brother.
Akhilesh on his half ensured that there have been no hostile suggestions or speeches and slogans in opposition to his uncle on the Agra convention, not just like the one on the Janeshwar Mishra park in Lucknow on January 1 this 12 months when Shivpal was the objective of many.