Updated February 22nd, 2024 at 13:36 IST

BREAKING: Swami Prasad Maurya Announces New Outfit After Quitting Samajwadi Party

Maurya had joined the Samajwadi Party from the BJP before the 2022 polls and unsuccessfully contested the assembly polls from Fazilnagar

Reported by: Apoorva Shukla
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav with former national general secretary Swami Prasad Maurya | Image:@akhileshyadav/x
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Lucknow: Controversial leader Swami Prasad Maurya has announced a new political party on Sunday, February 19, as he quit the Samajwadi Party. This comes days after Swami Prasad Maurya resigned from the national general secretary post of the Samajwadi Party.  

Swami Prasad Maurya has named his new party as ‘Rashtriya Shoshit Samaj Party’ and will address party's rally at New Delhi's Talkatora Stadium on February 22. 

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Swami Prasad Maurya Quits Samajwadi Party

Swami Prasad Maurya had taken the decision to quit the party over delay in reply by party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Swami Prasad Marya had resigned from the general secretary post on February 13, claiming that now its on the party chief to decide. Maurya had then claimed that he would continue working to strengthen Samajwadi Party without any post. 

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Who is Swami Prasad Maurya? 

Maurya is a sitting member of the state legislative council from the Samajwadi Party. Maurya had joined the Samajwadi Party from the BJP before the 2022 polls and unsuccessfully contested the assembly polls from Fazilnagar.

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He made derogatory statements about the Ramcharitmanas and the Ayodhya temple consecration ceremony. 

 

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Published February 19th, 2024 at 10:20 IST