Mulayam or Akhilesh Final answer on Saturday

Mulayam or Akhilesh Final answer on Saturday

By: || Updated: 09 Mar 2012 10:36 AM

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh
elections are four days old, yet the suspense remains on who will be the
state’s next Chief Minister. The only fact which is clear is that either
Mulayam or Akhilesh will bag the coveted post-- the rest is all
speculation. Sources say Akhilesh Yadav will be the Chief Minister of the
state. According to sources, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has
convinced senior party leaders on Akhilesh becoming the Chief Minister of
the state.

Up-till-now from party leaders’s statements-
especially Akhilesh-it seemed as though Mulayam would become the CM.
However, since Friday, the junior Yadav’s statement has set the
rumour-mongers’ tongues wagging. Akhilesh said, “The legislature party
will meet tomorrow where the leader will be chosen.”

A section
of party leaders want Akhilesh as the new chief minister, crediting with
the party’s change of fortunes with his spirited campaign before and
during the elections. However, some senior leaders, such as Mulayam’s
younger brother Shivpal Yadav and the party's Muslim face Azam Khan, are
said to be having some reservations about this demand.

It is
ironical that Mulayam who has always had the last word on all decisions of
the Smajwadi Party, has been unable to forge a consensus on this
particular issue even after four days.

Mulayam himself had
indicated many times during had indicated during elections that Akhilesh
would be at the helm in Lucknow while he would focus on Delhi and the
General Elections of 2014. However, now Akhilesh himself wants his father
as the Chief Minister. The top question which everyone is asking is who
will finally be UP’s next Chief Minister. No one knows yet.

Also Read: UP's
CM--The suspense continues
| Uttar Pradesh CM to be decided tomorrow

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