vinay: Bidhuna Bjp Mla Shakya Quits Party, Supports Maurya | Kanpur News

Kanpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Bidhuna assembly segment of Auraiya, Vinay Shakya, on Thursday resigned from the primary membership of the party. He has given his support to Swami Prasad Maurya, who had quit as state cabinet minister on Tuesday.
Two days ago Vinay Shakya’s daughter Riya Shakya had released a video saying that her father had been kidnapped by her uncle and grandmother.
Vinay Shakya in his resignation letter sent to state BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh on Thursday said, “In its tenure of five years, BJP did not give any attention to the leaders and public representatives of the dalit, backward and minority communities, nor did they get proper respect. I therefore resign from the primary membership of BJP. Swami Prasad Maurya is the voice of the downtrodden and he is our leader. I am with him.”
Vinay Shakya reached Swami Prasad Maurya’s residence in Lucknow on Thursday and met Swami Prasad Maurya. While talking to media persons, Vinay Shakya said, “No work for the upliftment, neither respect was given to the downtrodden during the five year rule of BJP.”
Vinay Shakya has been a two-time MLA from Bidhuna seat. In the year 2012, while being MLC, Vinay had made his brother Devesh Shakya contest the elections. However, Devesh did not win the election.
Riya Shakya had on Tuesday accused her uncle and grandmother of taking away her father with them and requested the state government to investigate and reunite her father with the family.

Source link

Leave a Reply