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SP-BSP delegation to hand over memorandum to Ram Naik after Akhilesh Yadav stopped at airport

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A 15-member joint delegation of and will submit a memorandum to on Wednesday on former minister Yadav being allegedly stopped from boarding a flight at Airport.Earlier in the day, Yadav slammed the government for preventing him from boarding a plane to attend a function at Yadav addressed a press conference and also took to to express his condemnation.

"I have agreed to attend the programme at on December 27. I stated clearly that if there is a problem, the authorities must inform me in advance. As I was about board the flight, the police informed me that I am not allowed to travel to the University. This is undemocratic," the Minister said.On he said, "Today, I was stopped from boarding a flight to attend a student union program at I haven't been given a reason why but it seems a general impression was that I would create a law and order problem."

Responding to the incident, tweeted that the move was an example of the BJP government's dictatorship and anti-democratic.too spoke on the same lines and condemned the move taken by the government. "I have already spoken to @yadavakhilesh. We all condemn the arrogant attitude of the so-called #BJP 'leaders' who didn't allow to address the students. Even @jigneshmevani80 was not allowed. Where is the democracy in our country? And they are giving lessons to everybody!" she tweeted.

supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has spoken to Akhilesh Yadav, condemning the incident.

"Strongly condemn the high-handed behaviour of authorities against Another instance of BJP's intolerance against its political opponents. Really democracy is in danger," Naidu said. leaders also created uproar in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday over the incident following which the adjourned the House till 2 pm.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 23:31 IST