'Abduction' Drama Follows UP Minister, MLAs' Big BJP Exit Before Polls

'Abduction' Drama Follows UP Minister, MLAs' Big BJP Exit Before Polls

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January 12, 2022

A bed-ridden Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA - among five lawmakers who quit the ruling party yesterday ahead of elections next month - has issued a statement after his daughter alleged he had been 'kidnapped' by his brother and 'forced' to join the Samajwadi Party.

New Delhi, 12 January 2022

As per news report of NDTV, Vinay Shakya is the BJP MLA from Bidhuna in UP's Auraiya district. He and his brother, Devesh Shakya, are close to heavyweight OBC leader and minister Swami Prasad Maurya, whose jump to the opposition on Tuesday, with that of four legislators who quit the party, made headlines. On Wednesday morning visuals emerged of Mr Shakya in bed at his Etawah home, with his elderly mother by his side. Vinay Shakya has been ailing for three years and can barely speak. "There is no truth to what my daughter said," he said in his brief statement.

Source - NDTV


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