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Ousted Ram Gopal Yadav reinstated as Samajwadi Party general secretary

Updated: Nov 17, 2016 10:35 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 17(ANI): Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Ram Gopal Yadav, who was ousted from the party following an infighting, was reinstated as party's general secretary, spokesperson and as a member of the party's Central Parliamentary Board, announced SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav in a press note.

"This was bound to happen. My reinstatemen is because of the blessings of Netaji (Mulayam Singh Yadav) as he was never against me," Yadav told ANI here.

"I was always part of the party; I had never left it, though I was ousted technically," he added.

At the height of the Samajwadi Party family feud, Ram Gopal Yadav was expelled on the instructions of Mulayam Singh on October 23.

Ram Gopal Yadav is a cousin of Mulayam and Shivpal Yadav and is a staunch supporter of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. (ANI)