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Keshav Prasad Maurya Keshav Prasad Maurya
Keshav Prasad Maurya is a prominent leader from the Bhartiya Janata Party and is the deputy CM of Uttar Pradesh. Born on May 7, 1969, he contested the 2014 general elections from the Phulpur parliamentary constituency of Allahabad district and won it. He contested the upcoming UP polls from the Sirathu constituency and lost. However, he was again made Deputy Chief Minister. He has been associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)-Bajrang Dal from an early age, holding the posts of Nagar Karyawah and VHP Pranth Sanghathan Mantri, among others. Maurya shares the deputy CM post of UP, with Dinesh Sharma, as there are two deputy CMs in the state. Maurya recently made headlines with his tweet, "Mathura ki taiyari hai", which also got a response from an opposition leader from BJP's rival party Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.
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An influential OBC leader, Maurya had served as the Uttar

Keshav Prasad Maurya's tweet creates furore in UP politics

India | Aug 22, 2022, 10:29 AM IST

Though the tweet did not refer to any particular event, it set off speculations since the Uttar Pradesh Minister had recently met BJP National President J.P. Nadda in New Delhi. The tweet comes at a time when the Uttar Pradesh BJP is waiting for a new state party President.

Nine of the elected candidates were from the BJP and four

UP Legislative Council polls: 9 BJP leaders including Keshav Prasad Maurya, 4 from SP elected MLCs

India | Jun 13, 2022, 08:10 PM IST

Nine of the elected candidates were from the BJP and four from the Samajwadi Party. They included Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and former state minister Swami Prasad Maurya, who had quit the BJP and joined the Samajwadi Party ahead of the UP Assembly polls.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets President Kovind, PM Modi in New Delhi

India | Apr 11, 2022, 10:41 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's two deputy chief ministers, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak were also present during the meeting with President Kovind and Prime Minister Modi.

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UP Dy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya's son meets with an accident

India | Mar 26, 2022, 05:49 PM IST

Reports suggest that Yogesh's Fortuner had collided with a tractor. However, Yogesh and his people did not suffer any serious injury.

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Yogi Cabinet 2.0: Keshav Prasad Maurya, Brajesh Pathak take oath as deputy CMs

India | Mar 25, 2022, 08:54 PM IST

Keshav Prasad Maurya was the biggest casualty in UP assembly polls who lost Sirathu to his Samajwadi Party rival, Pallavi Patel, by a margin of 7,337 votes.

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After big UP win, new 'headache' for BJP - Finalising names for team Yogi & his deputies

India | Mar 17, 2022, 08:51 AM IST

The BJP stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh for a second consecutive term under the leadership of Yogi Adityanath. The party alone won 255 seats, placing it in a comfortable position to form the next government in the 403-member Legislative Assembly.

BJP leader SP Singh Baghel is contesting UP election

BJP's Karhal candidate SP Baghel equates Akhilesh with Aurangzeb - Here's what he said | EXCLUSIVE

Elections | Feb 17, 2022, 09:50 AM IST

Union Minister and BJP's Karhal candidate SP Singh Baghel alleged that Samajwadi Party has always been involved in booth capturing in this region as they want to threaten people not to vote.

missing Dalit woman's body found in SP leader's plot in

'Akhilesh's Nayi Sapa...': BJP targets ex-CM after missing woman's body found in SP leader's plot

Elections | Feb 11, 2022, 02:05 PM IST

Two months after a Dalit woman in Unnao had gone missing, police recovered her decomposed body near an ashram owned by the son of late Fateh Bahadur Singh (SP leader), a former Uttar Pradesh minister.

Keshav Prasad Maurya files nomination from Sirathu Assembly

UP Election 2022: Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya files nomination from Sirathu

Elections | Feb 03, 2022, 03:18 PM IST

Sirathu seat in Kaushambi district will go to polls on February 27 in the fifth phase of the seven-phase assembly polls.

Anupriya Patel's sister Pallavi to contest against Keshav

Anupriya Patel's sister is Akhilesh's bet against Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya in Sirathu

Elections | Feb 03, 2022, 01:31 PM IST

Polling in Sirathu will take place in the fifth phase on February 27. The fifth will cover 60 assembly seats including Sirathu in 11 districts. Result will be declared on March 10.

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Akhilesh unsuccessful in own family, as CM, as MP: Keshav Maurya takes swipe at SP chief

Elections | Jan 19, 2022, 12:44 PM IST

"Akhilesh used to claim that his government had started several developmental works. But now he does not have the courage to fight elections from any of these constituencies," Keshav Prasad Maurya said today. 

People will not forgive criminals who wore 'red caps',

People will not forgive criminals who wore 'red caps', 'mesh caps': Keshav Prasad Maurya

Elections | Dec 13, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

Keshav Prasad Maurya also made clear that he was not referring to the entire Muslim community when he mentioned the “Jaalidar” caps but only the criminal elements.

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Mathura: Hindu Mahasabha makes fresh plea to allow Lord Krishna Arti at Shahi Idgah today

India | Dec 10, 2021, 07:09 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had last week tweeted that preparations were underway for constructing a grand temple in Mathura on the lines of Ayodhya and Varanasi.

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No rath yatra, new mantra will help BJP in UP polls: Akhilesh after Maurya's Mathura remark

Elections | Dec 01, 2021, 09:52 PM IST

The SP supremo also took a swipe at the BJP's slogan of forming a "Damdaar Sarkar" (powerful government) in Uttar Pradesh again, saying they only speak "damdaar jhooth" (big lies).

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'Mathura next': Keshav Prasad Maurya's big remark ahead of UP polls

Elections | Dec 01, 2021, 01:58 PM IST

Significantly, Maurya's tweet has come just five days ahead of December 6, the date when Babri Masjid was demolished in 1992.

'Akhilesh Ali Jinnah', UP Dy CM Maurya suggests new name

'Akhilesh Ali Jinnah': UP's Deputy CM Keshav Prasad suggests new name for SP chief

India | Nov 18, 2021, 11:21 AM IST

Maurya further warned the Samajwadi Party that Jinnah would not win them elections. He also targeted Akhilesh Yadav over his party's link with gangster-turned-politicians.

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UP Deputy CM KP Maurya opens heritage hotel near Ganga River in Allahabad

India | Oct 17, 2021, 08:41 AM IST

Built in 1540, 'Badi Kothi' is a palatial building made of sandstone with 24 rooms, a hall, restaurant, and a terrace swimming pool.

A vehicle set ablaze after violence broke out after farmers

Lakhimpur: BJP Minister says party workers, driver lynched to death, claims of having video evidence

India | Oct 03, 2021, 10:21 PM IST

Speaking to India TV, Union Minister Ajay Mishra said that stones were pelted on the convoy, BJP workers were attacked, and a driver was lynched in the violence. He also alleged that there were some anti-national elements among farmers who somehow wants to create unrest in the country.

Chunav Manch: Let Oppn fight together, BJP will still bag

Chunav Manch: Let Oppn fight together, BJP will still bag 300 plus seats in 2022 polls, says Maurya

India | Sep 29, 2021, 06:11 PM IST

Speaking at India TV Chunav Manch in Lucknow, Maurya challenged the entire Opposition to fight together against the present political arrangement in the state.

India TV Chunav Manch: CM Adityanath to Akhilesh Yadav,

India TV Chunav Manch: CM Yogi to Akhilesh Yadav, full list of leaders who will speak their mind out

India | Sep 29, 2021, 11:35 AM IST

India TV Chunav Manch, is once again set up to talk about what can be the electoral equations in UP, what is the situation of parties in UP and many more.