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"The elected legislators and the Samajwadi Party's Parliamentary Board will pick the next Chief Minister," Mulayam Singh told the media here.
The Samajwadi Party leader, a former Indian Defence Minister, however, underlined that there was no rift in the "Samajwadi family".
Mulayam Singh also said that there should be no politics on a Uniform Civil Code and people should be free to follow any religion in the manner they want.
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