‘Akhilesh not forming new party’

Agra, Oct 22 (IANS) Aditya Yadav, son of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Shivpal Yadav said that Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is not forming a new party.

Aditya also said “there are no differences in the Samajwadi Party now”.

Talking to reporters at an event here, he said: “Akhilesh has always fought elections on his own and won. He will win this time also.”

Akhilesh skipped a meeting of district Samajwadi Party chiefs convened in the state capital on Friday and Saturday and chose to meet them at the chief minister’s residence separately.

Political temperatures soared in Lucknow on Saturday with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav calling in a meeting of Samajwadi Party (SP) legislators on Sunday.

The meeting has been called at the chief minister’s official 5, Kalidas Marg residence, a day before SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav meets the party legislators at the state headquarters on Vikramaditya Marg.