Denied BJP Ticket for Deceased Father’s Seat, Ajay Pratap Singh to Contest as an Unbiased from Deoria
File photograph of Ajay Pratap Singh
The candidacy of Singh has made the state of affairs extra advanced for the BJP which determined to go along with a Brahmin candidate Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi for the seat.
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After BJP denies Deoria meeting seat to deceased BJP MLA Janmejay Singh’s son, Ajay Pratap Singh has filed nomination as an impartial candidate on Friday.
After the Deoria seat acquired vacated after the demise of BJP MLA Janmejay Singh in August, his son Ajay Pratap Singh, also called Pintu Singh, was thought-about as entrance runner for the bypolls. Nonetheless, BJP fielded Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi from the seat.
“Some senior BJP leaders who had come to pay their tributes after my father’s loss of life had requested me to organize for bypolls. However impulsively my ticket was cancelled on the final second,” Singh stated.
The bypolls on seven meeting seats can be held on third November whereas the counting can be carried out on tenth November 2020.
The candidacy of Singh has made the state of affairs extra advanced for the BJP which determined to go along with a Brahmin candidate Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi for the seat. Singh submitting as an impartial candidate may trigger some dent to the BJP vote financial institution.
The deceased BJP MLA, Janmejaya Singh was elected from Deoria seat for a second consecutive time period since 2012.
Curiously, all of the 4 events have fielded Brahmin candidates on the Deoria seat. Whereas Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi has been fielded by BJP, Samajwadi Social gathering have given ticket to Brahmashankar Tripathi, Abhayanath Tripathi has been fielded by Bahujan Samaj Social gathering and Mukund Bhaskar Mani Tripathi is contesting from Congress.