Ex BSP leader Swami Prasad Maurya calls SP a 'party of goons'
Lucknow: In response to his praise from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and amid speculation of joining Samajwadi Party, the rebel BSP leader Swami Prasad Maurya called it a ‘party of goons’.
Maurya also targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), mentioning that the saffron party deals in communal politics which is against the constitutional sentiments.
However, Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Azam Khan hits at Maurya by suggesting him to return back to the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) by pleading sorry from the party Supremo Mayawati.
Maurya’s criticism comes at a time when speculations were on the high about him joining the state ruling Samajwadi Party or BJP.
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Thursday, praised Swami Prasad Maurya as he described him as “the right person in the wrong party”. Sources said that Maurya also received a call from a senior BJP leader for a meeting.
Swami Prasad Maurya May form his own party
- About 20 rebel MLAs from BSP are on Maurya’s side
- A large number of MLAs gathered at Swami Prasad Maurya’s residence
- Swami Prasad will meet rebel BSP MLAs on July 1st