Uttar Pradesh elections 2022: BJP hit by resignations; SP welcomes rebels | India News

0
15
NEW DELHI: The announcement of poll schedule for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections seems to have triggered a churning in state politics.
As the state braces for a 7-phase polls starting from Februrary 10, all the key parties are witnessing turmoils within their ranks, and could well see a few defections to rival camps.
The ruling BJP, which is on a strong wicket and is going all out to retain power in the state and script history, has been rattled by a series of resignations – two ministers and 4 MLAs to be exact.
The rebellion in the BJP was led by Swami Prasad Maurya, a heavyweight OBC leader who had joined the saffron party after quitting BSP ahead of the 2017 assembly elections.
A day after Maurya’s exit, another minister Dara Singh Chauhan announced his decision to quit the Yogi Adityanath ministry.
Chauhan represents Madhuban assembly constituency in Mau district.
If Swami…

Source link

Advertisement