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Mulayam Singh: Akhilesh has 'negative approach' towards Muslims

mulayam Jan 16,Lucknow: In battle for supremacy in UP's ruling family, Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday accused chief minister Akhilesh Yadav of having a negative approach towards Muslims and said he will fight against his son if he does not heed to his advice.

"I always advocated interest of Muslims. When I ensured appointment of a Muslim as state's director general of police (DGP), Akhilesh did not talk to me for 15 days. He did not want any Muslim on this post. It gave an anti-Muslim message," he alleged

"Akhilesh is acting at the behest of Ramgopal. If he does not listen, I will fight against him," he said. "I will live for Muslims and die for them also. If it come to Muslims' interest, I will also fight against him (Akhilesh)", he said.