Akhilesh 'stopped' at Lucknow airport

12 Feb 2019

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today claimed he was stopped by authorities at Lucknow airport in a bid to prevent him from visiting Allahabad, triggering outrage by party lawmakers in the state legislature and workers outside the airport. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said he was to fly to Allahabad from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport to attend an event at Allahabad University. (PTI)