STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Samajwadi Party announces 4 candidates for UP by-polls

The seven seats going for bypolls include Naugaon in Amroha, Ghatampur in Kanpur and Kamal Rani Varun, while Bulandshahr fell vacant after the death of BJP MLA Virendra Singh Sirohi.

Published: 06th October 2020 12:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th October 2020 12:08 AM   |  A+A-

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

LUCKNOW: The Samajwadi Party on Monday nominated its candidates for four of the seven assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh where by-polls are be held on November 3.

It left Bulandshahr seat for ally Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).

"On directives of party president Akhilesh Yadav, Sayed Javed Abbas has been declared as the party candidate from Naugaon Sadat (Amroha), Mahraj Singh Dhanghar from Tundla, Indrajeet Kori from Ghatampur and Lucky Yadav from Malhani in Jaunpur,” party sources said here.

The party has left Bulandshahr seat for the RLD, party chief spokesperson Rajendra Choudhary said.

The seven seats going for bypolls include Naugaon in Amroha, Ghatampur in Kanpur and Kamal Rani Varun, while Bulandshahr fell vacant after the death of BJP MLA Virendra Singh Sirohi.

Similarly, Tundla in Firozabad got vacated after sitting MLA S P Singh Baghel was elected as a BJP MP from Agra.

Another assembly seat Bangarmau in Unnao had ben vacated after the conviction of MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, while Deoria and Malhani seats were vacated due to the deaths of Janmejay Singh and SP MLA Parasnath Yadav.

Of the seven seats, six had been won by the BJP in 2017.

 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp