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Power tussle in Samajwadi Party continues, Mulayam, Akhilesh call for separate meetings

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

The rift in the that appeared during the campaigning for the Assembly elections in in early 2017, following which the party lost power, has been growing bigger with the continuance of the power tussle in the Yadav family.

The is set to organise a state conference in on September 23 and a conference on October 5, called on by former chief minister

It will be for the first time that the party patriarch, Yadav, will not be involved in the conferences called by at the state and the level.

But just two days before this, Mulayam Yadav has called for a meeting of the Lohia on September 21.

Interestingly, Yadav is the trustee of the Lohia and is the secretary.

Apart from this, there are 11 other trustees of the Lohia Trust, including party president

Akhilesh and Ram Gopal were not present in the last meeting called by Mulayam.

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 11:28 IST