Lucknow: The ongoing political tussle within the Samajwadi Party (SP) is not taking the name of stopping. After Shivpal Singh Yadav, now Azam Khan has also distanced himself from SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and a secret meeting is going on between the two. It is reported that Shivpal and Azam Khan had a secret meeting yesterday. Shivpal Yadav had reached Azam's official residence last evening. During this time, there was a half-hour conversation between the two.
According to sources, Shivpal Singh Yadav and Azam Khan have held talks about the Rajya Sabha elections as well as the assembly session. Azam Khan had arrived in Lucknow yesterday along with his son Abdullah Azam and was sworn in as MLA. After this, Abdullah Azam had come to attend the assembly session, but Azam Khan returned to Rampur. Azam Khan has come out on bail after serving his sentence in jail for 27 months. Azam reached Lucknow on Monday. Here he took oath as MLA and went back to Rampur late in the evening. So far, Azam Khan has not openly expressed any displeasure about Akhilesh, but his supporters have certainly expressed their anger.
On his visit to Lucknow, when Azam Khan was asked a question related to SP founder and former CM Mulayam Singh Yadav, Azam Khan said that he may not have my number. During his stay in jail, Mulayam Singh Yadav had never asked about Azam Khan's condition. Akhilesh Yadav also met him only once in jail.