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UP Election 2022: Mulayam Singh’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav likely to join BJP

Aparna Yadav had contested the 2017 UP Assembly election from Lucknow Cantt seat but lost to BJP candidate Rita Bahuguna Joshi.

Vishal Pratap Singh Edited by: Vishal Pratap Singh @vishalpsing
New Delhi Updated on: January 16, 2022 11:53 IST

Highlights

  • Aparna is the wife of Mulayam Singh’s younger son, Pratik Yadav
  • News comes at a time when senior BJP leaders Swami Prasad Maurya and Dara Singh Chauhan joined SP
  • BJP on Saturday released its first list of 107 candidates

Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law, Aparna Yadav, is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today.  Aparna is the wife of Mulayam Singh’s younger son, Pratik Yadav. 

The news of her induction into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes at a time when a senior backward caste leader Swami Prasad Maurya shook up the caste-based political narrative in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh. Soon after quitting the BJP government, he joined Samajwadi Party (SP) at a 'virtual rally' in Lucknow. 

On Saturday, the BJP released its first list of 107 candidates for the first two phases of polling on February 10 and 14. 

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