Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that he is not floating a new party in the state and offered to step down as CM if Supremo Mulayam so desires. Akhilesh got emotional at the meeting called by Mulayam and broke down.
Akhilesh told media "People are saying a new party will be formed. Who is forming is a new party? I am not". During his speech Akhilesh also told that let party supremo Mulayam Singh install a chief minister who he feels is honest. Sacked state cabinet minister and Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Yadav said people who have been ousted from party need to leave the meeting, force won't work. Earlier, supporters of rival SP factions clashed outside party headquarters ahead of meet called in Lucknow.