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Ram Gopal expelled: Shivpal manipulated Netaji's letter

Updated: Jan 01, 2017 18:13 IST

Lucknow [Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 1 (ANI): The letter issued by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to expel national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav was manipulated by his brother Shivpal Yadav.

Sources close to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the showcause notice bearing the signature of Mulayam had major faults as the veteran leader addressed himself as a third person in the letter.

"Honourable Mulayam Singh Yadav has taken herculean efforts to build this party and protect the state from communal forces. Some people are constantly insulting Mulayam Singh Yadav to hide their misdeeds, to escape from the CBI and help the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). These are the same people who dared to convene a national executive meet," the letter issued by Mulayam stated.

"This meet was called without consulting the national secretary of the party and the proposal passed in it is illegal. Stringent action will be taken against the people involved in it," it added.

Sources claim that had Mulayam issued the letter then he would have never addressed himself.

Meanwhile, Mulayam has expelled Kiranmoy Nanda and Naresh Agrawal from the Samajwadi Party.

Earlier in the day, Ramgopal called on party leaders and workers to declare Akhilesh as the party president.

In a dramatic turn of events, the Samajwadi Party yesterday revoked the expulsion of the Chief Minister and Ram Gopal, a day after they were ousted from the party for six years over anti-party activities. (ANI)