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Born in 1954 on January 2, Swami Prasad Maurya represents the Padrauna constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Just a month ahead of the crucial 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Maurya joined the Samajwadi Party on January 14 after he resigned from the BJP led UP cabinet on January 11. However, he lost in the Assembly elections. The leader quit BSP in 2016 after a long stint internally in the party. A row broke out between Maurya and BSP chief Mayawati in a press conference on the same day after she thanked Maurya for doing courtesy on the party for leaving on his own, otherwise, he was about to be expelled for promoting dynastic politics within BSP. A few months later, Maurya announced the formation of his organizational unit called Loktantrik Bahujan Manch. He had been a Member of the legislative assembly for 5 terms, leader of the house, and leader of the opposition. He served as the Cabinet Minister for Labour, Employment, and Co-ordination under the Yogi Adityanath- led UP ministry. Ahead of the 2022 polls in Uttar Pradesh, Maurya resigned from his post of the cabinet minister of the Yogi Adityanath ministry and as well as from BJP just a month before the assembly elections. He said that BJP has done injustice to almost all sections of society. He then joined Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party.

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Akhilesh Yadav reaction on Swami Prasad Maurya Juta Kand

News | Aug 21, 2023, 06:11 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav reaction on Swami Prasad Maurya Juta Kand

Ramcharit Manas Row: Roli Mishra hits back at Akhilesh Yadav after being expelled from SP

News | Feb 17, 2023, 05:47 PM IST

Along with Roli Mishra, Richa Singh has also been expelled from the Samajwadi Party. Richa said that Lord Shri Ram resides in the soul of the country. She will always stand in respect for Ram. Charit Manas

Kurukshetra: Swami Prasad Maurya's Caste Politics, Tricks on PM Modi too? | Watch

Kurukshetra | Feb 07, 2023, 08:22 PM IST

Kurukshetra: Swami Prasad Maurya's Caste Politics, Tricks on PM Modi too? | Watch

Kurukshetra: What did Mohan Bhagwat say on caste system?

Kurukshetra | Feb 06, 2023, 11:54 PM IST

Mohan Bhagwat On Swami Prasad Maurya: Starting from Bihar and reaching UP, a new scandal has now been added to the Ramcharit Manas controversy. In the midst of the ongoing uproar over caste, a statement by Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has confused everyone.

Swami Rambhadracharya Interview: Hear from Jagadguru the most authentic explanation of Sanatan

News | Feb 06, 2023, 06:36 PM IST

Swami Rambhadracharya Interview: On the pretext of Ramcharitmanas, once again, a huge war has started in UP regarding caste. In the midst of the ongoing furor over caste, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said that the caste system was not made by God. Caste and varna were not created by God but ......

Haqiqat Kya Hai: Infighting in SP over Ramcharitmanas controversy | Akhilesh Yadav | Swami Prasad Ma

Hakikat Kya Hai | Feb 05, 2023, 10:02 PM IST

Raising controversy over Ramcharit Manas's cattle can prove to be a reverse bet for the Samajwadi Party. Many leaders close to Akhilesh Yadav have come forward in rebellious attitude one after the other. Most of them are Brahmin, Bhumihar or Kshatriya by caste, all are from upper castes.

Bageshwar Dham: What did Bageshwar Baba say on Ramcharitra Manas?

News | Jan 31, 2023, 04:41 PM IST

Baba Bageshwar Dham is discussed the most in the country. Meanwhile, after the controversial statement of Nitish's minister & Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya on Ramcharit Manas, Dhirendra Shastri is now demanding to declare Ramcharit Manas as a national ure. See

Muqabla: Those who wake up Hindus Vs those who burn Hindu ures?

News | Jan 30, 2023, 11:08 PM IST

CM Yogi On Sanatan Dharma: The politics of the country is currently revolving around Hindu, Hindutva, Sanatan and Ramcharit Manas. Sanatan is not just a word but the oldest religion in the world, which means eternal.

Exclusive Interview: Watch Swami Prasad Maurya's Interview

News | Jan 27, 2023, 07:25 PM IST

Watch Swami Prasad Maurya's exclusive interview on India TV.

Swami Prasad Maurya gave a controversial statement on Bageshwar Dham Dhirendra Shastri

News | Jan 27, 2023, 06:18 PM IST

Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya, who came into controversy over his comment on Ramcharit Manas, is once again in the news. This time, Marya opened a front against the sages. Swami Maurya said that Dhirendra Shastri is a hypocrite.

Kurukshetra: Baba Ramdev's warning on Ramcharitmanas controversy; Watch

Kurukshetra | Jan 26, 2023, 08:10 PM IST

Amid Ramcharitmanas controversy, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev makes a big statement on Hindu and Sanatan.

Muqabla: FIR against Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya for his 'Ramcharitmanas' remark

News | Jan 24, 2023, 06:52 PM IST

Ramcharitmanas row: An FIR was registered against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Swami Prasad Maurya for his remarks against the Ramcharitmanas on Tuesday. Shivendra Mishra, a resident of Aishbagh, Lucknow filed the complaint under IPC Section 295A, 298, 504, 505(2) and 153A.

Ramcharitmanas Row: Is Ramcharitmanas being used to get votes?

News | Jan 22, 2023, 11:53 PM IST

Bihar's Education Minister Chandrashekhar had recently made controversial remarks regarding Ramcharit Manas, after which there was a lot of uproar. But now Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya has also given a controversial statement regarding Ramcharitmanas.

Kurukshetra: Why insult of Ramcharit Manas again?

Kurukshetra | Jan 22, 2023, 11:32 PM IST

एक तरफ आस्था के विश्वास और अंधविश्वास पर देश में बहस चल रही है तो दूसरी सनातन ग्रंथ को लेकर एक के बाद एक सियासी बोल सामने आ रहे हैं. राम चरित मानस को लेकर अखिलेश यादव की पार्टी के नेता स्वामी प्रसाद मौर्य ने भी विवादित बयान दिया है.

Chunav Manch 2022 | BJP is on backfoot, losers are joining party: Swami Prasad Maurya

Elections | Jan 29, 2022, 07:59 PM IST

Swami Prasad Maurya, who was a minister in Yogi Adityanath government till recently, launched a blistering attack on the Uttar Pradesh while speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch in Lucknow. "Yogiji insan to ban nahi paye, bhagwan banne ki koshish kar rhe. Yogi dhokha hai. Aap Yogi nahi dhongi hain,"Maurya said, adding that losers are joining the BJP.

Ye Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai Special: Will Swami Maurya's exit dent BJP's backward class votebank

News | Jan 12, 2022, 06:05 PM IST

The sudden resignation of Swami Prasad Maurya, who is considered a big OBC leader, from the Yogi government, and his decision to join Samajwadi Party just days ahead of UP Assembly election 2022 is certain to create ripples in the BJP.

Kurukshetra | Akhilesh Yadav welcomes ex-UP minister Swami Prasad Maurya to his party, says more will follow

Kurukshetra | Jan 11, 2022, 11:40 PM IST

Ex-UP minister Swami Prasad Maurya on Tuesday quit BJP and joined Samajwadi Party (SP) ahead of the high-stakes assembly elections in the state, beginning next month from February 10. The polls will be held in 7 phases. Watch Kurukshetra to know why it happened and if it`s a loss for BJP?

Swami Prasad Maurya resigns from Yogi Cabinet, Joins Samajwadi Party

News | Jan 11, 2022, 03:20 PM IST

Ahead of UP polls, Cabinet Minister in Yogi Cabinet Swami Prasad Maurya quit BJP and joined hands with Samajwadi Party.

BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya describes Muhammad Ali Jinnah as a 'great man'

Politics | May 02, 2018, 10:24 AM IST

BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya describes Muhammad Ali Jinnah as a 'great man'