Moradabad, November 22: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Haji Ikram Qureshi was caught smoking a cigarette inside the premises of the hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad on Friday, November 22. According to news agency ANI, the SP MLA had gone to the hospital to distribute fruits to the patients on the occasion of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday. Akhilesh Yadav and Wife Dimple Have Net Worth of Rs 37 Crore Combined.
According to reports, Qureshi was caught smoking at the emergency gate of the hospital. The video has gone viral on the internet. Speaking on the incident, Qureshi said, "Hospital mein nahi the, side mein ek park mein khade ho kar ke kuch bhi kar rahe the. Badnaam agar honge toh kya naam na hoga! (I was not in the hospital. Just because my name is defamed, will my name be wiped out altogether)."
Samajwadi Party leader Haji Ikram Qureshi in Moradabad: Hospital mein nahi the, side mein ek park mein khade ho kar ke kuch bhi kar rahe the. Badnaam agar honge toh kya naam na hoga! pic.twitter.com/VL6ih1EHNV
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Meanwhile, Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday rejoiced his 80th birthday. The Samajwadi patriarch celebrated his birthday with his son Akhilesh Yadav where he was presented an 81-kilo "laddoo cake".
In Etawah, his brother Shivpal Singh Yadav, who heads Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia, held a separate event where he arranged "dangal", remembering the leader's past as a wrestler. He also launched a book, titled "Lohia Mulayam.in" and prayed for long life for his brother.