“I have been saying for 20 years that China is conspiring against India and has Pakistan on its side. It has set up atom bomb underground in Pakistan, I have learnt,” Mulayam Singh Yadav said
Ahead of polling on Monday, Mulayam is learnt to have instructed his party MPs to vote for Opposition candidate Meira Kumar
Mulayam had recently praised the BJP top leadership for picking Kovind and he had also attended a dinner that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had organised in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Lucknow visit on June 20
Hazratganj Circle Officer Avanish Kumar Mishra, who is investigating the case, said police had filed an application in the court of Lucknow chief judicial magistrate seeking permission for obtaining a voice sample.
“Netaji (Mulayam Singh Yadav) is not angry with uncle Ramgopal. He is angry with me. Hence, he did not turn up at today’s event,” Akhilesh said, while referring to absence of the SP patriarch from the birthday celebrations. Shivpal Singh Yadav did not attend the event.
“No action could be taken against Gayatri in the previous Akhilesh Yadav regime, FIR was registered against him only after the SC directed erstwhile SP government to do so,” BJP spokesman said. He advised Mulayam to “chant Gayatri mantra” instead of defending the tainted Gayatri.
Prajapati was arrested after an FIR was registered in Lucknow on the Supreme Court directive. The complainant had alleged that she was repeatedly raped by the accused. She had alleged that Prajapati had also tried to molest her daughter.
Gayatri, who was on a run for a long time, was nabbed by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force in Lucknow on March 15.
The Samajwadi Party patriarch also said that the Army should be given freedom to act strictly against separatists in the Kashmir Valley
Section 29A of Representation of the People Act 1951 mandates that political parties have to submit details of any change in their name, head office, and office-bearers to the Election Commission.
Sources said Adityanath had invited Akhilesh as well as BSP chief Mayawati for the dinner, but the latter too did not attend.
Lalu Yadav has planned a huge anti-BJP rally in August in Patna. Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday declined to confirm his participation in the proposed rally.
Vinay Katiyar has stated that former UP CM, Mulayam Singh Yadav should be booked for the police firing on karsewaks in Ayodhya in 1990.
Mulayam Singh Yadav watched Baahubali, the Conclusion.
The senior SP leader had on Wednesday said he will float a new secular party if his nephew and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav did not handover the party reins to Mulayam Singh Yadav.