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Akhilesh to be CM face, says Samajwadi Party

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The on Monday announced that will be its Chief Ministerial face in the assembly elections again.

Briefing the media, party Vice President Kironmoy Nanda said the announcement had the approval of party chief

Last week, Mulayam Singh had said that legislators would decide the next Chief Minister after the elections due early next year.

This had triggered speculation that Chief Minister had lost the goodwill and support of his father and party chief.

Akhilesh's uncle and Rajya Sabha member on Sunday warned Mulayam Singh that history would not forgive him if he did not project as the Chief Ministerial candidate.

also mentioned how the morale of party cadres had hit rock bottom following Malayam Singh's comment and warned that this could seriously affect the in the elections.

Soon after getting the letter, Mulayam Singh met in New Delhi for some three hours.

Mulayam Singh, his brother Shivpal Yadav and have been at daggers drawn over power sharing over the past one month.



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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 17:36 IST