SC directs Akhilesh govt to take control of Shivpal Yadav's college
New Delhi: The tiff between the first family of Uttar Pradesh was not over yet when Supreme Court’s fresh directives may trigger another row between Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle and senior party leader Shivpal Yadav. The apex court has directed the state government to decide over taking control of the management of Chaudhary Charan Singh College.
It may be mentioned that the governing body of the college is headed by Shivpal Yadav. The founder of the college is Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his cousin Ram Gopal Yadav is one of the members of the governing body of Choudhary Charan Singh College.
What SC said?
- SC bench headed by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur said that state government had provided financial assistance of Rs 100 crore to the college for the improvement of infrastructure in the year 2002-03 when Mulayam Singh Yadav was the chief minister.
- State government also provides financial aid for the smooth running of the education institution.
- Choudhary Charan Singh College, which runs in Etawah by one particular family, should now be governed by the state government.
SC was hearing on a PIL filed in the case:
- A PIL against the release of money from the government funds was filed by an activist MN Rai.
- The PIL said that money was provided for a college run by a family-owned private society.