Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya demanded the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna for him.
Special judge Anjani Mahajan on Wednesday took cognizance of the CBI’s claim that the report was fake but rejected its closure report.
Disclosure may bring Dimple under probe and strengthen case against Akhilesh, Prateek
Dimple Yadav's margin of victory is more than that of her father-in-law showcasing Mainpuri constituents' faith in 'Netaji' (Mulayam) and the development work carried out by him.
Local trader K K Gupta, however, said there is "no sympathy" for Dimple Yadav as people were fed up with the misrule of the SP when it was in power.
The government survived with the one-time support of Mulayam’s 39 MPs.
Against Akhilesh’s bid to consolidate the family solidarity, the BJP hopes to exploit the simmering feud in the Mulayam family.
After remaining at loggerheads since 2017, Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle had decided to mend fences before the 2022 Assembly polls.
The Mainpuri parliamentary seat fell vacant following the demise of SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on October 10.
In 2019, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav won the seat by a margin of more than 94 thousand votes over his nearest rival BJP's Prem Singh Shakya.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav was huddled with the senior party leaders in Lucknow on Monday to decide on the strategy and deliberate over the possible faces to be fielded in the two constituencies.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav who in the coming weeks has to decide the name of a candidate who would take the legacy and pride of his father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav forward.
The 82-year-old SP founder had died in Gurugram's Medanta Hospital after remaining in ICU on lifesaving drugs for close to a week.
The Samajwadi Party founder breathed his last on October 10 at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
At the centre of all this is the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat that has fallen vacant following the passing away of Mulayam.
Uttar Pradesh: While Akhilesh mourns, challenges ahead as BJP may field his uncle in Mainpuri bypoll
The first litmus test for Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam's successor, will come in the form of the byelection to the Mainpuri parliamentary segment.
Not only did Mulayam’s decision to withdraw cases against Phoolan shock the nation but also his move to field her as party candidate from Mirzapur in 1996 Lok Sabha election earned criticism for him.
Rao, accompanied by Kavitha, Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav and MP J Santosh Kumar reached Saifai, Mulayam Singh’s native village, from Hyderabad.
His mortal remains were brought to Saifai Monday evening and kept at his 'kothi' where thousands descended to pay their last respects.
Now, Akhilesh has the bigger responsibility of keeping his flock intact while ensuring the restoring party’s pride which it used to enjoy under his father.