Major Setback For Samajwadi Party, Former MLA & Several District Presidents Join BJP In Lucknow

Major Setback For Samajwadi Party, Former MLA & Several District Presidents Join BJP In Lucknow

Former Samajwadi Party MLA Jai Choubey and several other leaders including Balram Yadav, and Jagat Jaiswal joined the BJP in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak.

ANIUpdated: Sunday, April 28, 2024, 01:05 PM IST
article-image

Lucknow: In a setback to the opposition amid Lok Sabha polls, several Samajwadi Party leaders joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Lucknow on Sunday.

Former Samajwadi Party MLA Jai Choubey and several other leaders including Balram Yadav, and Jagat Jaiswal joined the BJP in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak.

"Former MLA and several district presidents have joined our party today. Welcome, and congratulations to all of you. Those working at the block level are also coming along with them, they have a big responsibility in their hands," Pathak said.

"You all have decided to join the BJP... Under PM Modi's leadership, the BJP has reached to masses. Under PM Modi's guidance, we have taken a resolution of 'Viksit Bharat' and I hope you all will contribute to it," Deputy CM Pathak added.

Uttar Pradesh's Voting Phases

Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of MPs, 80, to Parliament, is voting in all seven phases. Voting for phase one was held on April 19 in 8 parliamentary constituencies and phase two polling for 8 other constituencies was concluded on April 26. Amroha, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Aligarh, Mathura, and Bulandshahr voted in the second phase of the Lok Sabha election on April 26.

Next, the state will once again poll in phases 3 and 4 on May 7th and May 13th and in phases 5, 6, and 7 on May 20th, May 23rd, and June 1st respectively. The votes will be counted on June 4th.

RECENT STORIES

Lok Sabha Elections 2024, Phase 6: 59.06 PC Voter Turnout Across 58 Seats; West Bengal's Jangal...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024, Phase 6: 59.06 PC Voter Turnout Across 58 Seats; West Bengal's Jangal...

Gujarat: 22 Including Children Killed After Massive Fire Breaks Out At TRP Game Zone In Rajkot;...

Gujarat: 22 Including Children Killed After Massive Fire Breaks Out At TRP Game Zone In Rajkot;...

Telangana: Young Lineman Dies Due To Electrocution On Electric Pole In Sangareddy; Heart-Wrenching...

Telangana: Young Lineman Dies Due To Electrocution On Electric Pole In Sangareddy; Heart-Wrenching...

Nagaland State Lottery Result: May 25, 2024, 8 PM Live - Watch Streaming Of Winners List Of Dear...

Nagaland State Lottery Result: May 25, 2024, 8 PM Live - Watch Streaming Of Winners List Of Dear...

Kerala: Hyderabad Tourists' Car Plunges Into Pond Following Google Maps Directions

Kerala: Hyderabad Tourists' Car Plunges Into Pond Following Google Maps Directions