In a significant decision by the Election Commission ongoing political tussle between Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav for the party symbol, Mulayam loses ‘cycle’ to Akhilesh in a game-changer EC decision.
Election Commission gave Samajwadi Party’s ‘Cycle’ symbol to Akhilesh Yadav . It said the group led by Akhilesh Yadav is the Samajwadi Party and is entitled to use the ‘Bicycle’ symbol.
Celebrations broke out in the Akhilesh Yadav faction after the Election Commission declared the 43-year-old Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh as the rightful owner of the party symbol .
Mulayam Singh Yadav said, “If Akhilesh doesn’t listen to me, I will contest against him”. HOwever the CM son went to his father to take his blessings.
Akhilesh to launch poll campaign from Jan 19 and also to release manifesto along with candidates lists on Jan 18.