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Mulayam causes a flutter, hopes Modi returns as PM

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Veteran (SP) on Wednesday created a flutter in political circles when he heaped praise on in the and expressed his wish to see him re-elected to the office again.

"I wish all the members of this win again and return to this House. The has worked for everyone. He tried to take everyone along with him. I hope he returns as again," he said in his valedictory speech on the last day of the 16th

Reacting to it, acknowledged it with folded hands and later said "There is much to do to carry the development agenda. And Mulayam Singhji has given his blessings. I am very grateful to him."

His comments came on a day when members led by Dharmendra Yadav, protested in the House against the lathicharge by on party workers in on Tuesday that forced a brief adjournment.

Eyebrows were raised in the Opposition benches as Yadav's son has joined hands with SP's arch rival (BSP) to oust Modi from power in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Reacting to Mulayam's praise, said that he disagreed with him.



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 20:40 IST