Lucknow: Before the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Congress may get a big setback. Senior Congress leader RPN Singh may soon join the BJP. According to sources, BJP can give a ticket to RPN Singh against Swami Prasad Maurya from the Padrauna assembly seat of Kushinagar. However, so far nothing has been said officially from RPN Singh on this matter. The big thing is that Congress has released its list of star campaigners only yesterday. The name of RPN Singh is also included in it.
The discussion of RPN Singh joining BJP was going on for a long time. If RPN Singh comes to the BJP, then the saffron party can field him against Swami Prasad Maurya from the Padrauna assembly seat of Kushinagar. Let us tell you that RPN Singh comes from the backward caste Sainthwar-Kurmi. There is a significant number of people belonging to the Sainthwar caste in Purvanchal. Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Deoria are special areas in this. RPN Singh has a good hold in Purvanchal.
For the UP elections, Congress has released the list of star campaigners of the first phase on Monday itself. A total of 30 leaders were declared star campaigners for this election to be held on February 10. The names of former PM Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Raj Babbar, Sachin Pilot, Kanhaiya Kumar etc. are also included in this list.