Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav yesterday said that massive funds being spent on the armies of India and Pakistan could be used to improve the living standards of people in both the countries.
"Massive funds are being spent on the armies of India and Pakistan. This money can be utilized for enhancing the living standards of the people in these two nations," he said while addressing workers at the party headquarters here.
"Renowned socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia favoured world unity," he said.
"If humanity is given importance in the world, there will be no atrocity or boundary dispute and progress will get a new momentum," Yadav said.
Asking party workers to take a resolve to ensure party's victory in the 2017 assembly polls, Yadav said the new year is important for the party and the government.