Lucknow, Sep 14 (ANI): The power struggle between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav took a new turn when the UP CM stripped his uncle and cabinet minister Shivpal Yadav of all important portfolios late on Tuesday evening after he was removed from the post of party chief. Mulayam Singh installed younger brother Shivpal Yadav in the post. The UP CM had also sacked the state’s chief secretary Deepak Singhal. Speaking on this issue, Cabinet minister Shivpal Yadav said that he would abide by whatever Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Yadav directed. Further clearing the air on him being removed from key ministerial posts, Shivpal said it was Chief Minister’s call to remove or reinstate anyone in his cabinet. This incident puts CM Akhilesh in direct confrontation with his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav months before assembly elections in the state.
Watch the Video below