Follow Us:
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Akhilesh Yadav suspension: Keeping watch on developments in UP, says Governor Ram Naik

Asked if he viewed the developments as a crisis in the ruling party, Naik refused to comment saying "it is an intra-party issue".

By: PTI | Lucknow | Published: December 30, 2016 9:40:16 pm
UP Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Azam Khan, UP Governor, Ram Naik, Naik sack Khan, Ram Naik Azam Khan controversy, Uttar Pradesh, UP govt, UP news, India news UP Governor Ram Naik.

As SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today expelled his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as well as general secretary Ramgopal Yadav from the party for six years for “gross indiscipline”, Governor Ram Naik said he was keeping a watch on the issue. “I am keeping a watch on the issue,” he told PTI.

Asked if he viewed the developments as a crisis in the ruling party, Naik refused to comment saying “it is an intra-party issue”.

Watch What Else Is Making News

The Governor’s role will become crucial in the coming days as Mulayam said at his hurriedly called press conference that the new chief minister will be chosen by the SP. Flanked by brother Shivpal Yadav, who has been at loggerheads with the chief minister, Mulayam said he had taken the action against Akhilesh and Ramgopal to “save the party” which he had built through hard efforts.

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement