After Akhilesh Yadav visited SP supremo residence with support of more than 200 MLAs, Mulayam Singh Yadav revoked expulsion of both Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav.
Akhilesh was accompanied by Abu Azmi and Azam Khan.
The decision to revoke the expulsion was confirmed in a tweet by UP chief SP, Shivpal Singh Yadav.
नेताजी के आदेश अनुसार अखिलेश यादव और रामगोपाल यादव का पार्टी से निष्कासन तत्काल प्रभाव से समाप्त किया जाता है। सब साथ (1/2)— Shivpal Singh Yadav (@shivpalsinghyad) December 31, 2016
.... मिलकर सांप्रदायिक ताकतों से लड़ेंगे और पुनः उत्तर प्रदेश में पूर्ण बहुमत की सरकार बनाएंगे। (2/2)— Shivpal Singh Yadav (@shivpalsinghyad) December 31, 2016
According to media reports, more than 200 MLAs were present at the meeting chaired by Akhilesh at his residence.
Akhilesh Yadav's supporters are protesting on the streets to show solidarity with their young leader.
Catch the live updates here:
Kanpur (UP): UP CM Akhilesh Yadav's supporters celebrate after SP Chief revoked CM's expulsion from the party pic.twitter.com/0NoajCBvZD— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 31, 2016
02:15pm: Really happy, I was hopeful; SP will form its govt in UP and if there's an alliance with Congress, then it'll be even better: Lalu Yadav
02:05pm: Ram Gopal cancelled his National executive prog and Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav will sit together to make a list: Shivpal Yadav
1:55pm: Netaji ke aadesh ke anusar Akhilesh Yadav aur Ram Gopal Yadav ka party se nishkashan tatkal prabhav se samapt kiya jata hai: Shivpal Yadav.
01:40pm: Uthal-puthal macha hua hai UP mei; Hum kafhi chintit hain isiliye hum 8 baje Mulayam Singhji ko phone kiye: Lalu Yadav
01:35pm: Meeting at Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence ends; Shivpal Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav leave
01:00pm: Shivpal Singh Yadav also reaches Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence.
12:50pm: CM Akhilesh Yadav left his MLA meeting midway to meet Mulayam Singh Yadav. Both Shivpal and Ramgopal Yadav not present
12:40pm: Unke (Mulayam Singh) saath sab dalal jama ho gaye hain, sab galat rai de rahe hain: Abu Azmi, SP
12:25pm: Akhilesh Yadav reaches Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence.
12:20pm: Akhilesh Yadav said in meet with MLAs that he respects Mulayam Singh Yadav and that party is Mulayam's and his hard work can't be overlooked
12:10pm: Akhilesh Yadav supporters clash with Mulayam/Shivpal Yadav supporters outside party office
11:50am: Akhilesh Yadav supporters hold a 'havan' outside CM residence in his support
Akhilesh Yadav supporters hold a 'havan' outside CM residence in his support pic.twitter.com/wxiV0CVJM6— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 31, 2016
11:40am: Lalu Prasad Yadav speaks to Mulayam Singh Yadav, asks him to stay united to fight communal forces
11:30am: Azam Khan has reached Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence
11:24am: Supporters of Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav lock horns on the streets demonstrating protest outisde SP headquarters in Lucknow.
11:00am: Neta humaare Mulayam Singh Yadav ji hain aur CM pasand Akhilesh ji hain: Ateeq Ahmed,SP
10:50am: Agar hum wajah hain, toh hum peeche hattne ko tayyar hain: Ateeq Ahmed,SP on SP feud.
10:40am: Jab 2012 mein unko (Akhilesh Yadav) CM banaya tha, tab dono ne hi kalpana nahin ki thi ki ye din dekhna padega: Madhukar Jetley on SP feud
10:33am: Netaji ne kal kaha tha ki agar mukhyamantri apni galati maan lete hain,toh wo is baat ko samaapt karne ka prayas karenge:Madhukar Jetley, SP
Lucknow: Akhilesh Yadav supporters raise slogans in his support outside CM residence pic.twitter.com/mgwn8uU8bO— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 31, 2016