BSP MLA accuses Mayawati of selling tickets, resigns from primary membership
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BSP MLA accuses Mayawati of selling tickets, resigns from primary membership

A Bahujan Samaj Party MLA resigned from the primary membership of the party on Saturday, alleging that its chief Mayawati asked him to deposit Rs 2 crore in the party fund in exchange for a ticket to fight assembly polls.

india Updated: Oct 09, 2016 00:23 IST
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A BSP legislator resigned on Saturday, accusing party chief Mayawati of ‘selling’ tickets for the upcoming UP assembly polls.(PTI File Photo)

A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA resigned from the primary membership of the party on Saturday, alleging that its chief Mayawati asked him to deposit Rs 2 crore in the party fund in exchange for a ticket to fight assembly polls.

The party MLA from the Mughalsarai assembly seat, Babban Singh Chauhan, announced his resignation at a press conference, alleging that Mayawati was selling tickets and running it as a “private limited company”.

He alleged that she asked him to deposit Rs 2 crore in the party fund in exchange for a ticket to fight the assembly polls.

Chauhan said soon his supporters will also resign from the party.

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First Published: Oct 09, 2016 00:23 IST