Lucknow, Nov 22: Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, who turned 80 years on Thursday tried to balance between his son and party president Akhilesh Yadav and his younger brother Shivpal Singh Yadav, who has floated his new political party.
While Akhilesh is celebrating his father's birthday in Lucknow , Shivpal was in Saifai, the native place of the Yadav family where a big wrestling competition has been organised on the day.
Shivpal's new political outfit Pragatsheel Samajwadi Party(Lohia) had announced to observe the birthday of Mulayam as " Secular day' in the state.
Akhilesh Yadav, who went at the residence of his father in the morning, touched his feet to take the blessings while wishing him on his 80th birthday. Children of Akhilesh also went to wish their grandfather.(UNI)