Mulayam added that he will ask the CM to again send the proposal to the Centre and if the matter is in court, it will be contested in Supreme Court.
Mulayam was addressing a conclave of backward and 17 Most Backward Classes (MBC) at the SP headquarters in Lucknow.
“Circumstances made him (Tiwari) join Congress. Had he been with the SP, he would have been a big name among socialist leaders,” said Mulayam Singh.
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The battle culminated this week with the Supreme Court asking the UP government to pay Singh Rs 10 lakh as compensation for having framed him.
After Mulayam came to power in August 2003, Raja Bhaiya came out of jail and was made the Minister of Food and Civil Supplies.
Mulayam, however, said SP accepts BJP’s stand on three issues — language, patriotism and border security.
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After the Hazratganj and Gomti Nagar police rejected Thakur’s complaint against Mulayam, the IPS officer had moved the CJM court.
Though JD(U) president Sharad Yadav tried to woo SP back to the “Grand Alliance”, Mulayam had reportedly made it clear that “politics and relationship” were separate things.
Sources in the Janata Parivar said it was a known fact that Mulayam did not have any mass base in Bihar. Therefore, they said, they were not worried about any prospect of a loss of votes.
SP general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav told reporter that the party would contest independently in Bihar and “jitna woh de rahe thai, ussey zyada jeetenge (will win more than what was being offered)”.
“We have decided to give three seats earlier allotted to the NCP and two others from the RJD quota to the Samajwadi Party in the Bihar elections,” Lalu told reporters in Patna Saturday.