Fresh twist in Yadav family feud; Shivpal Yadav quits as Minister, shuns party post

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Lucknow, Sep 15 In a fresh twist to the deepening feud in Mulayam Singh Yadav's family, his brother Shivpal Yadav tonight submitted his resignation as ruling Samajwadi Party's state unit head and as a minister in the cabinet of newphew Akhilesh Yadav with whom he is at loggerheads.

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Shivpal submitted his resignation from the two posts to Mulayam who rushed here from Delhi this evening to douse the flames that threaten to hurt the ruling party in the Assembly polls due early next year, sources said.

Shivpal's wife Sarla also gave resignation from the post of District Cooperative Bank Chairperson, Etawah, and son Aditya gave resignation as Chairman of Pradeshik Cooperative Federation, the sources added.

However, Mulayam reportedly refused to accept the resignations, they said.

PTI

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