PRATAPGARH: Amid a spate of resignations from the BJP, two MLAs of its ally Apna Dal (Sonelal) additionally give up their get together Thursday in run-up to the meeting polls in Uttar Pradesh.
Chaudhary Amar Singh, the MLA from Shohratgarh seat of Siddharthnagar, advised PTI that he has resigned from the get together after a gathering with Samajwadi Occasion chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow this night.
Singh is more likely to contest from Shohratgarh seat on an SP ticket.
Apna Dal (Sonelal) MLA RK Verma, who represents the Vishwanath Ganj seat of Pratapgarh, additionally introduced that he’s leaving the get together.
He advised PTI that he’ll formally resign on Friday and elaborate the the explanation why he was quitting the get together.
Apna Dal (Sonelal), led by Union minister Anupriya Patel, had contested the 2017 meeting elections in alliance with the BJP.
It had fielded candidates on 12 seats and gained 9.
The event comes within the backdrop of a spate of resignations from the ruling BJP.
On Thursday, OBC chief Dharam Singh Saini turned the third minister to resign from the Uttar Pradesh cupboard this week, giving yet one more jolt to the ruling BJP within the run-up to the meeting polls.
Hours earlier than Saini’s resignation, Shikohabad MLA Mukesh Verma introduced that he’s leaving the BJP.
A lot of the eight MLAs, together with the ministers, who’ve declared they’re quitting over the past three days are from the Different Backward Courses and seem like headed in direction of Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Occasion.