Mulayam should give his blessing to Akhilesh: Lalu

Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) Congratulating Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on getting the cycle symbol of Samajwadi Party, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday advised SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to bless his son and mend broken bonds.

“I request Neta ji (Mulayam Singh Yadav) to not to waste time and go bless Akhilesh,” Lalu Prasad told media here.

Advising both Mulayam and Akhilesh not to fight, Lalu said that its very important for them to unite to stop the “communal forces”.

“The communal forces will be benefited by the divide in Samajwadi Party… this country would not be saved if Narendra Modi will come to power (in UP),” he said.

The Rashtriya Janata Dal chief added Akhilesh’s triumph is also a victory for his father Mulayam Singh.