New Delhi: The elections in the country’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh, have begun, after which all the political parties have started preparations. BJP is in the election season on the slogan of ‘Soch honest work Dumdaar’, while the opposition parties are attacking citing unemployment, corruption, inflation and criminal incidents.
In the midst of all this, the various parties Leaders are also busy trying to increase their stature and switch sides in the quest of getting a ticket. In this order Just before the elections, the main opposition party in the assembly, SP, has given a big blow to the BJP. BJP’s big leader and cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya has resigned and joined the SP.
Was once riding on BSP’s elephant, then joined BJP
Let us tell you that Swami Prasad Maurya, who left the BJP and joined SP, was once very close to BSP supremo Mayawati. But in the year 2017, he left the BSP and joined the BJP. Talking about Maurya’s political stature, he keeps his influence in many seats of Uttar Pradesh. He has been coming after electing members of the UP Legislative Assembly for 26 years. He has a different place in the politics of the state.
– Made a hat-trick in changing the team
Swami Prasad Maurya has made a hat-trick in the matter of leaving the party in the politics of the state along with leaving the BJP and joining the Samajwadi Party. Swami Prasad Maurya, who did his politics with BSP, gave a blow to Mayawati in the year 2016. Now he has given similar experience to BJP.
Yogi’s claim was given a direct challenge
It is being told that the reason for Maurya’s resignation is not new but old. According to experts Swami Prasad Maurya was angry with the functioning of the Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh. In an interview on June 20, 2021, Swami Prasad Maurya had said that who will be the CM after the election, it will be decided in the meeting of the legislature party. The high command can also send any other face, the CM face can also be Yogi and it can be someone else, everything is to be decided by the central leadership.
Maurya wanted to get the ticket for the son
It is clear from Maurya’s statement that even then he did not have faith in the leadership of Yogi Adityanath and he was angry about the work. Another reason political analysts say behind Maurya’s resignation is that he was seeking a ticket to the Legislative Assembly for his son Ashok. BJP was not ready to give because Swami Prasad Maurya himself is MLA and minister and his daughter Sanghamitra Maurya is BJP MP from Badaun Lok Sabha seat.
– Biography of Swami Prasad Maurya
Swami Prasad Maurya was once counted among close relatives of BSP supremo Mayawati. He used to speak in the BSP government. Swami Prasad Maurya has studied law from Allahabad University. He is also being considered a big face of Ambedkarite politics.
Born on January 2, 1954 in Pratapgarh, UP, Swami Prasad Maurya first reached the UP Legislative Assembly in October 1996 after being elected from Dalmau assembly seat. He also won from this seat in the 2002 assembly elections. In the year 2007, he contested from the Padrauna assembly seat and has been winning from there for three consecutive times.
first published:Jan. 11, 2022, 9:02 p.m.