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Addressing a Republic Day gathering at a college here, Yadav said he did not want any high-ranking designation in the Samajwadi Party, nor a minister's post.
Shivpal Yadav, who has floated Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP) after parting ways with the SP, hit out at his nephew and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.
Peeved over Mayawati's accusation that it was being run by the BJP, Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party said everyone knew who had formed the government with the saffron party earlier.
The Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief said that after the party's formation he had traversed the state, covering almost all the districts, and the response was tremendous.
On the controversy over Lord Hanuman, the rebel leader said, 'He is a God and those who are out to confine him to a particular caste have a very narrow mindset'.
Yogi Adityanath's dubbing Lord Hanuman as a Dalit at a poll rally in Rajasthan had triggered a debate with the opposition accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of indulging in politics of caste.
Yadav said he urged the governor to ensure that the law and order is maintained at all costs so that a repeat of what happened in 1992 is avoided.
The former Defence Minister cut a cake at the party office in the presence of his son, grandchildren, and senior party leaders Kiranmoy Nanda and Bhagwati Singh.
Yadav's remarks came a day after TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that a planned conclave of opposition parties for November 22 has been postponed.
District presidents of the party have been asked to reach out to the poor on this day and pray for the long life of 'Netaji' (Mulayam), the PSPL leader said.
Asked if his party will demand Shivpal Yadav's disqualification from the state assembly, Akhilesh Yadav said the SP did not have any such plans.
Talking to reporters, Akhilesh Yadav said that he was not at all concerned with the activities of others who are not with the party now.
Shivpal's aide and former minister Sharda Pratap Shukla said the new party will become a big force in the state.
On the proposed grand alliance of opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh, Shivpal Yadav said, he will 'consider' the proposal if he is invited to join it.
The Yogi Adiyanath government had allotted the bungalow to Yadav after Mayawati vacated it following a Supreme Court directive.