New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking "appropriate time" for vacating their official residences allotted by the Uttar Pradesh government.
The two former chief ministers had earlier moved the Uttar Pradesh government's estate department seeking two years' time to vacate their official residences and shifting to their private accommodations in Lucknow.
In their pleas filed through advocate Garima Bajaj, they have sought appropriate time to vacate their official bungalows on various grounds.
While the plea filed by Mulayam Singh Yadav sought sufficient time from the apex court to make arrangements for alternate accommodation, the one by his son Akhilesh has urged the court to consider the security of his family.
"We are requesting the Supreme Court to grant us sufficient time to make arrangements for a suitable alternate accommodation, taking into consideration the security of the petitioner and his family members," Akhilesh said in his plea.
"Grant us sufficient time to make arrangements for a suitable alternate accommodation, taking into consideration the security of the petitioner, age and ill health," plea by Mulayam Singh Yadav said.
The pleas by the father-son duo have been filed in the backdrop of the 7 May apex court judgement that had struck down an amendment in a state l...