Under Samajwadi Party Rule, Aparna Yadav’s NGO Pocketed 86 Per Cent Of ‘Goseva Ayog’Aparna Yadav received 86 per cent of the government’s grant. (Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Aparna Yadav, the wife of Prateek Yadav who is the step-brother of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, received around 86 per cent of the total grant given by Uttar Pradesh 'Goseva Ayog' to cow protection organisations.

In a report by The Times of India, according to the response to an RTI query posted by activist Nutan Thakur, Aparna Yadav’s ‘Jeev Ashraya’, an NGO, which runs the Kanha Upwan Goshala received Rs 8.35 crore out of the total grant of Rs 9.66 crore.

During financial years 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15, Jeev Ashraya was the only NGO to be given this grant to the tune of Rs 50 lakh, Rs 1.25 crore and Rs 1.41 crore respectively.

It was also revelead in the RTI query that the lease of land given to Aparna Yadav's organisation, initially for three years, was later extended to five years during the Samajwadi Party’s rule.

With inputs from ANI.

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