The move is seen as an attempt by the ruling party to woo farmers before the upcoming Panchayat elections.
Thakur has said SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav threatened him after his wife Nutan filed a complaint before the UP Lokayukta against the state’s Mining minister.
How Gayatri Prajapati, lately accused of corruption, rose to become UP minister, star campaigner and crowd-puller at lavish events.
Party’s trader wing president claimed to have written letters to SP supremo Mulayam and state party president and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the issue but did not get any reply.
The officer’s lawyer said his client was being subjected to sheer harassment only because he had dared to expose corruption by knocking on the doors of the court.
Thakur said the Additional Secretary had assured him that the matter would be looked into.
Says guilty of ‘indiscipline’, ‘anti-government point of view’, ‘violating High Court directions’.
Seema said Sara, who had married Amanmani at an Arya Samaj temple in July 2013, wanted a divorce as her father-in-law Amarmani Tripathi had refused to accept their marriage.
“The law and order has become anarchic and is turning towards ‘jungle raj’. I demand that the governor should recommend President’s rule in the state in public interest,” Mayawati said.
Mulayam reportedly told SP’s Bihar unit chief that ‘the eldest in the family has to face most difficulties’.
Ram Gopal said, “Political parties often help people on humanitarian grounds and nothing more should be read out of it”.
Meanwhile, party workers led by party MLA Rita Bahuguna Joshi, and party state president Nirmal Khatri, took out a march in Lucknow demanding a CBI inquiry into the entire incident.
Sources in SP said Saturday’s dharna “serves a dual purpose” — it shows that the party stands in solidarity with the five men killed in the encounter and exposes Owaisi, they said.
This is the logic of the Yadav alliance in UP/Bihar which has brought together the RJD, JD(U) and Samajwadi Party.
The first case was lodged at Kalinjar police station on January 12, 2013, by a Dalit, Phool Chand Ahirwar, from Banda.