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Shivapal Yadav meets Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in UP jail

The meeting assumes significance since both, Azam Khan and Shivpal Yadav, are said to be upset with SP president Akhilesh Yadav

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Samajwadi Party | Azam Khan | Shivpal Yadav

IANS  |  Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) 

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav. Photo: PTI
Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) president Shivpal Singh Yadav. Photo: PTI

Pragatisheel Lohia (PSPL) president Shivpal Singh Yadav, on Friday, met (SP) leader Mohd Azam Khan, who is lodged in the Sitapur jail.

The meeting assumes significance since both, and Shivpal Yadav, are said to be upset with SP president .

On Thursday, Shivpal had dared Akhilesh to expel him from the party if he felt that he was indulging in anti-party activities.

Despite being the president of PSPL, Shivpal had contested the recent Assembly elections on a SP ticket.

Azam Khan's supporters, on the other hand, are upset with maintaining a studied silence on the manner in which the BJP is targeting and other Muslim leaders of the party.

After the meeting Shivpal parried all questions about discussions and said that he had come to inquire about the health of .

Sources, however, said that the two leaders discussed in detail the prevailing political situation and the same in the .

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, April 22 2022. 12:38 IST
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