Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS): A delegation of Samajwadi MLAs led by leader of opposition Akhilesh Yadav met Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Friday morning in connection with the alleged victimisation of senior SP MLA Mohd Azam Khan.
Talking to reporters after the meeting, Akhilesh Yadav said, "We have apprised the Governor about the manner in which Azam Khan and his family members are again being targeted by the state government and implicated in false cases. We have urged the governor to direct the state government to stop this victimisation of political leaders."
The SP leader further said that Azam Khan had not been keeping well and has been admitted to hospital several times after his release from jail earlier this year. He recently underwent a heart surgery in a Delhi hospital.
It is noteworthy that Azam Khan has now been accused of stealing books that have allegedly been recovered from his Jauhar University. He has also been accused of theft of almirahs and a safety vault.