Rajya Sabha MP Ram Gopal Yadav debarred from Samajwadi Party


On Thursday Rajya Sabha MP Ram Gopal Yadav was debarred from the Samajwadi Party. A party report concluded his exclusion stands canceled effective instantly. He will persist to be the party’s Rajya Sabha leader, its general secretary, representative and associate of the central parliamentary board, the report signed by party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, added.

“Yeh toh hona hi tha. Party mein wapsi hai Netaji ki kripa hai. Netaji kabhi mere khilaaf nahi the (This had to happen. My return to the party is thanks to Netaji. Netaji was never against me),” Ram Gopal was quoted conveying.

He added he did not work alongside the party in any manner. On October 24, the Samajwadi Party, which has not yet fully improved from its internal insurgence, had excluded Ram Gopal, one of its superior leaders and a strong supporter of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Ram Gopal’s exclusion was seen as retaliation for the sacking of Shivpal Yadav, Mulayam’s younger brother and Akhilesh’s rival, from the state cabinet. Shivpal, at a press conference, had indicted Ram Gopal of trying to divide the party at the behest of the BJP.

Former this week, the party’s parliamentary board, which had met to select its innovative Rajya Sabha leader, could not come to a consensus for Ram Gopal’s substitute. SP is the third-largest party in the Rajya Sabha with 19 associates. On Wednesday, Ram Gopal had spoken on the currency crisis vilifying the administration for its lack of preparedness to deal with the circumstances.