BJP plans Dayashankar Singh's 'ghar wapsi'
Lucknow: Dayashankar Singh, who was expelled for six years from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his abusive remarks against BSP Supremo Mayawati, may soon make his return in the saffron brigade.
Sources say that Dayashankar and his wife Swati, who confronted Mayawati after BSP’s equally abusive show against the expelled BJP leader’s family, likely to be fielded as candidates in the 2017 assembly elections.
What BJP said over Dayashankar’s probable entry into the party?
- Party is considering Dayashankar’s re-induction as BSP took no action against Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his supporters.
- Siddiqui and few other BSP men used abusive language against the female family members of Dayashankar Singh.
- They not even tended an apology.
- Talks are on in the party and decision might come on October.
What was the case?
- Dayashankar Singh made an inappropriate comment against BSP Supremo Mayawati while accusing her selling party tickets.
- His comment made waves in the political circles, following which BJP had to expel him for six long years in July.
- Irked by Dayashankar’s remark, Bahujan Samaj Party workers and senior party leaders took to the streets in Lucknow, demanding his arrest.
- They used derogatory language against the female family members of the Dayashankar Singh and gave a chance to BJP to bounce back.
- BJP demanded action against senior BSP leaders including senior party member Naseemduddin Siddiqui.
- Dayashankar was arrested but later granted bail by a local court of Mau district in Uttar Pradesh.