Lucknow: Aparna Yadav, the second daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, has entered politics and will be the party's candidate from a Lucknow Assembly seat next year.
26-year-old Aparna will contest the 2017 Assembly election from Lucknow's Cantonment Assembly seat, senior minister and Mulayam's brother Shivpal Singh Yadav said. At present, the seat is being held by Congress' Rita Bahuguna Joshi.
Aparna is wife of Mulayam's younger son Prateek Yadav.
The SP supremo, his elder daughter-in-law Dimple Yadav, his nephews Dharmendra Yadav, Akhshay Pratap and Tej Pratap are Lok Sabha members.
While another brother Ramgopal Yadav is in Rajya Sabha, his elder son UP Chief Minister Akhilesh is a member of Legislative Council.