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Sidelined Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Yadav said on Wednesday that he would launch an outfit named 'Samajwadi Secular Front', which will be headed by Mulayam Singh Yadav on July 6, to bring the party on the "right track".
Shivpal, who has been at odds with nephew and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, however, made it clear that he was forming just a "front" and not a political party.
He said that those sidelined in the party will be associated with the front while talks will also be held with other parties in order to make the SP strong.
It would be a front and not a political party, he clarified.
"First of all, the family and then the Samajwadi family will be united and this will be possible under the leadership of Netaji (Mulayam). I want to ensure that 'Netaji's' honour is upheld," he said.
Asked about Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government's decision for a probe in the river front project initiated during the SP regime, when he was a minister, Shivpal said, "There were no discrepancies when I was the minister. I don't know what happened later".