Mulayam Singh Yadav owes over 2 Crores to son Akhilesh, says poll affidavit

Lucknow: The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav who is contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Mainpuri constituency owes more than Rs. 2.13 crore to his son and Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav.

He had filed his nomination papers on Monday and according to an affidavit filed by the party patriarch, the value of his assets has declined by Rs. 3 crore in the last five years.

He has declared a total property, both movable and immovable, worth Rs. 16.52 crore which is Rs. 3.20 crore less than the assets declared by him in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

According to the affidavit, a case is pending in the court of the chief judicial magistrate against him at Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station for allegedly threatening IPS officer Amitabh Thakur over the phone.

He owes Rs. 2.13 crore to his son Akhilesh Yadav, his affidavit mentions. He and his wife Sadhna Yadav have an annual income of Rs. 32.02 lakh and Rs. 25.61 lakh respectively. His affidavit mentions that he does not have a car. However, his wife owns a luxury car.