Akhilesh Yadav, CM Uttar Pradesh going to launch his ‘Vikas Yatra” from November 3, two days before the party’s official campaign. This wii also make the fact that the UP Chief Minister would not be available at the silver jubilee function of the party to be held in Lucknow on November 5.
The war is almost going on over a month between Akhilesh managing the goveronment and his uncle Shivpal getting hold of the party. In this war, party secretary Ram Gopal Yadav has stood with Akhilesh.
According to Akhilesh’s letter which is copies=d to Shivpal and Ram Gopal dated October 19th written on CM’s letter pad, the ‘Samajwadi Vikas Rath & Yatra’ was originally slated for October 3, which had to be postponed for “various reasons”. “In between, all other political parties have started off their campaigns,” the letter says, adding that hence the Yatra will start on November 3.
Akhilesh camp was livid after Mulayam said at a function that the party’s chief ministerial candidate will be decided only after the polls. But within days, in what was being seen as an attempt to end the political bickering, party general secretary and close Mulayam Singh aide Kironmoy Nanda clarfieid that Akhilesh Yadav will be the CM face of SP in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled for 2017.