File photograph of Ajay Pratap Singh
The candidacy of Singh has made the state of affairs extra complicated for the BJP which determined to go together with a Brahmin candidate Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi for the seat.
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After BJP denies Deoria meeting seat to deceased BJP MLA Janmejay Singh’s son, Ajay Pratap Singh has filed nomination as an unbiased candidate on Friday.
After the Deoria seat bought vacated after the demise of BJP MLA Janmejay Singh in August, his son Ajay Pratap Singh, additionally identified as Pintu Singh, was thought-about as entrance runner for the bypolls. However, BJP fielded Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi from the seat.
“Some senior BJP leaders who had come to pay their tributes after my father’s death had asked me to prepare for bypolls. But all of a sudden my ticket was cancelled at the last moment,” Singh mentioned.
The bypolls on seven meeting seats will probably be held on third November whereas the counting will probably be performed on 10th November 2020.
The candidacy of Singh has made the state of affairs extra complicated for the BJP which determined to go together with a Brahmin candidate Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi for the seat. Singh submitting as an unbiased candidate might trigger some dent to the BJP vote financial institution.
The deceased BJP MLA, Janmejaya Singh was elected from Deoria seat for a second consecutive time period since 2012.
Interestingly, all of the 4 events have fielded Brahmin candidates on the Deoria seat. While Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi has been fielded by BJP, Samajwadi Party have given ticket to Brahmashankar Tripathi, Abhayanath Tripathi has been fielded by Bahujan Samaj Party and Mukund Bhaskar Mani Tripathi is contesting from Congress.