Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Political Mirror

Politics

BJP Lok Sabha MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s son meets Akhilesh Yadav

LUCKNOW: BJP Lok Sabha MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s son met Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday, a day before polling in Lucknow in the fourth of the seven phase Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

Yadav tweeted a photo of Mayank Joshi meeting him and described it as an “informal meeting”.

Rita Bahuguna Joshi is the Lok Sabha MP from Prayagraj and was pitching for her son to be declared the BJP candidate from Lucknow Cantonment assembly seat. However, the BJP gave the ticket to Uttar Pradesh Minister Brijesh Pathak.

In a tweet in Hindi, Yadav said, “An informal meeting with Mayank Joshi (Shri Mayank Joshi jee se shistaachaar mulaakaat).” However, what was discussed in the meeting is not known.

Rita Bahuguna Joshi was elected as MLA from Lucknow Cantonment on a Congress ticket in 2012. In the 2017, assembly elections, she contested on a BJP ticket, and defeated SP candidate Aparna Yadav, the younger daughter-in-law of SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Aparna Yadav recently joined the BJP.

Source: Press Trust of India

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

JD(U)

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Tuesday retained the reserved Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seat, defeating the nearest rival, of Lalu Prasad’s RJD,...

GOVERNMENTS

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and others on a petition seeking a direction to ensure investigation and...

GOVERNMENTS

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a five- member committee headed by former apex court judge Indu Malhotra to probe the security...

SP

LALITPUR: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government, alleging that it left people to die and stopped them from...

AAP

NEW DELHI: Two days in the past, the Election Commission elevated the expenditure restrict from Rs 28 lakh to Rs 40 lakh in candidates in...