EC tells Akhilesh and Mulayam to reply by 9 Jan

mulayam-akileshThe political crisis continues in the ruling Samajwadi party over reins of SP as both father Mulayam Singh Yadav and son Akhilesh Yadav claims rights over party symbol “Cycle”.

Both have filed separate petitions before Chief Election Commission stating that Samajwadi Party and its election symbol belongs to them.

EC asked Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav to reply by 9 Jan on each other’s petitions filed before it claiming party and poll symbol.

Meanwhile, CM Akhilesh Yadav has called a meeting of party MLAs at 10 am tomorrow to discuss upcoming assembly polls.