The Samajwadi Party expelled its party leaders on Sunday who is close to Shivpal Yadav.
The list of expelled leaders with immediate effect, includes Mohammad Shahid, Deepak Mishra, Kallu Yadav, Rajesh Yadav and Rakesh Yadav.
The decision came as an after effect of Shivpal’s announcement to form a new party named ‘Samajwadi Secular Morcha’ for which Mulayam Singh Yadav as the party’s national secretary.
Following the party formation, former UP chief minister said, “We are politicians, we can easily identify foe in the mask of a friend
Earlier, during a rally in Mainpuri, Mulayam regretted the decision to make his son, Akhilesh, as the chief minister of UP.
“The Congress party did not leave a single chance to ruin my life and Akhilesh formed an alliance with the same party for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections,” Mulayam said.
“I should have become the chief minister. We would have won the UP polls with the full majority if I was the chief minister. The Samajwadi Party lost the polls because of its own fault,” he added.