There is inconvenience fermenting in Uttar Pradesh in front of the polls with the ruling party stuck in a messy battle amongst father and child. While Akhilesh Yadav hosts been pronounced the Samajwadi Get-together’s national working president, his father and gathering patriarch, Mulayam Singh Yadav has tested a similar calling it illegal. Both have approached toward the Election Commission to choose who gets to lay their hands on the gathering image that is basic for the decision crusade. The family fight over Samajwadi Party is much more than a fight for power and reputation. It is a tussle between the past and the present, a battle between Uttar Pradesh as it was 25 years back and the state as Akhilesh understands it to be in the present.
The post-Independence period in Uttar Pradesh was totally under the control of the Congress party. However, the electoral strength of the Congress in UP remained on the shoulders three groups — the Brahmins, Dalits and Muslims. The 1980s, however, saw the debilitating of this electoral base, for the most part because of two reasons. First, was a progressive economic uplift of the retrogressive ranks because of the green upheaval, that was reflected in a political decisiveness contrary to the Congress. Second, was a point of reference crossroads in Uttar Pradesh’s collective history when in 1986 prime minister Rajiv Gandhi requested the opening of the Babri Masjid that in the end prompted to its decimation in 1992 took after by huge Hindu-Muslim mobs.
The Congress had lost its Muslim supporters fundamentally and the ground was ready for a gathering to venture in with philosophies of secularism and expansive based socialism. The political vacuum made by the Congress was a perfect environment for Mulayam Singh Yadav, who considered communist leader Ram Manohar Lohia as his political master, to amass votes from the individuals who were especially hit by the Congress rule — the backward castes and the Muslims