Cabinet Minister Swami Prasad Maurya Joined SP

In a massive blow to BJP ahead of the Uttar Pradesh election, prominent OBC leader Swami Prasad Maurya resigned from the state Cabinet and joined SP.

Lucknow:Maurya who held the portfolios of Labour, Employment and Coordination claimed that various sections of the society including Dalits, backward classes and youths were being neglected by the Yogi Adityanath-led government.

The Padrauna MLA also mentioned that he discharged his responsibilities with full sincerity amid adverse circumstances in the state.

In the resignation letter sent to the Governor, Swami Prasad Maurya wrote, “Sir, in the Cabinet of Hon’ble Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Ji, as the Minister of Labour, Employment and Coordination, I discharged my responsibilities with utmost attention in spite of adverse circumstances and different ideology.

But I am resigning from the Cabinet of Uttar Pradesh due to the gross negligent attitude towards Dalits, backward classes, farmers, unemployed youth and small and medium enterprises traders”.

As per sources, Ministers Dara Singh Chouhan, Dharam Singh Saini and 4 other MLAs can follow in Maurya’s footsteps.


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