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Mulayam is the most experienced leader: Akhilesh

Press Trust of India  |  Azamgarh(UP) 

A day after supremo Yadav said the chief ministerial candidate will be decided by elected party legislators after the 2017 UP Assembly election, Chief Minister today said that his father must have said it after giving it due consideration.

"Netaji is the most experienced leader of the country and state, if he has given any statement he must have said it after giving it due consideration...I had said in the assembly that I will present the next budget....will form its government after the next polls"," Akhilesh who was here to take part in a wedding function told newspersons who sought his reaction of his father's comment.

Yadav had yesterday remarked "Chief minister will be decided by the elected party legislators and parliamentary board. This is our job. This is not your (media) work."

Taking questions from mediapersons, Akhilesh said he was not in a position to say anything when asked whether he too has be beware of traitors like Sultan Tipu. Akhilesh also goes by the pet name of Tipu in family and friend circles.

On the recent poll survey putting on the third spot after BJP and BSP, Yadav said that a small sample size was quizzed in the survey had they surveyed a big group the result would have been different.

"If a survey is conducted in Azamgarh then we are winning all the 10 seats in the district and the next government will also be that of the Samajwadi Party", Akhilesh added.

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 20:32 IST