Akhilesh Yadav's election was announced by party General Secretary and Rajya Sabha member Ram Gopal Yadav, who was also the election officer.
Asked about the phone call, Akhilesh said: "Sometimes I get the benefit of being the younger one in the family. He [Mr. Shivpal] gave his blessings and congratulated me", Mr. Akhilesh said.
The Samajwadi Party chief's comments come after BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha criticised the Central Government over issues related to the economy. He is also learnt to have advised an "upset" Shivpal to make peace with Akhilesh.
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Latching on to voices of dissent from within the BJP, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said that the "ill effects" of demonetisation were gradually becoming visible while traders were reeling under the "adverse impact" of GST.
There were indications of some thaw in the frigid relations between the warring father and son earlier this week when Akhilesh drove to his father's residence next door and invited him for the national convention.
On whether Mulayam may turn up for the convention, Akhilesh said that he had requested his presence.
During the course of the day, speculations were rife over Mulayam attending the Agra summit.
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According to sources, Shivpal met Mulayam in Lucknow on Tuesday evening after which he spoke to Akhilesh.
Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections in May, Mulayam Singh had expelled his son Akhilesh Yadav from the Samajwadi Party.
The relationship between Shivpal and Akhilesh grew bitter in September previous year when Mulayam replaced Akhilesh with Shivpal as state party chief. Mulayam had not attended this convention.
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