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LUCKNOW:  In compliance with the SC and apex court order,  the UP estates department on May 17 had issued eviction notices to six former CMs including Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati, Kalyan Singh, Rajnath Singh and ND Tiwari.

After spending 28 years under the same roof, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and party head Mulayam Singh Yadav  vacated their bungalows in compliance with the Supreme Court’s eviction order on Friday. Ahead of vacating the bungalows, Akhilesh had written a letter to state government on Thursday requesting to get four rooms reserved for his family for a temporary stay in a state guest house in Lucknow.

Earlier, Mulayam singh filed a plea before the Supreme court to seek two years time to vacate the property. In his petition he had sought time for eviction due to his old age and ill health as the reason and party Chief Akhilesh Yadav had listed security and his children's education, as the main reasons for seeking time to vacate the house. But, it doesn't work accordingly, and  Supreme Court rejected their plea.  Mulayam had also moved the apex court but his plea was also rejected by the court.

While Akhilesh is put up at 4, Vikramaditya Marg, Mualyam is put up at sprawling 5, Vikramaditya Marg bungalow neighbouring Akhilesh.

 However, the controversy began, when Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo and former Chief Minister Mayawati had recently converted her 13 A, Mall Avenue residence into a memorial named after party founder Kanshi Ram and vacated another bungalow – 6, Lal Bahadur Shastri Road allotted in her name.

 As she was served the eviction notice for 13 A Mall Avenue, the estate officials refused to accept keys and take possession if 6 LBS Road house. Consequently, the BSP chief sent the vacation documents and keys through speed post to UP estate officer.

Last week, a BSP delegation met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, claiming that the Mall Avenue bungalow was converted into a Kanshi Ram memorial in 2011 and Mayawati occupied only two rooms in it.

Meanwhile, Rajnath Singh, who is also the local MP shifted to his residence on 200 square metre plot at 3/206 Vipul Khand in Gomti Nagar, Rajasthan Govenor Kalyan Singh's belongings have been moved to the official bungalow of his grandson Sandeep Singh, who is a minister in the Yogi Adityanath government.

ND Tiwari’s wife Ujjawala Tiwari too has approached the state government seeking time on health grounds of ND Tiwari. She claims that his husband is in the last days of his life.

The last date for the former CM's to vacate government bungalow is June 3.

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