Lucknow: The counting of votes is underway in Uttar Pradesh and the Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is once again returning with a thumping majority in the state. CM Yogi himself is leading by 31,000 votes from the Gorakhpur seat. Meanwhile, all eyes are on Kushinagar assembly seats. RPN Singh became the focal point of discussion due to coming from congress to BJP, while Swami Prasad Maurya, who left BJP and went to SP, is also contesting from Fazilnagar, in such a situation, the contest here is considered to be very interesting.
However, in the Fazilnagar seat, SP candidate Swami Prasad Maurya is trailing behind BJP candidate Surendra Kushwaha by a margin of 11,000 votes. Let us tell you that, after leaving the BJP and holding the hand of the SP, swami prasad, who was a minister for five years in the Yogi government, had changed his tone completely. While joining the SP, he had said, While joining the SP, he had said that 'The snake-like RSS and the snake-like BJP will be killed only by eliminating the Swami-like mongoose from UP.'
नाग रूपी आरएसएस एवं सांप रूपी भाजपा को स्वामी रूपी नेवला यू.पी. से खत्म करके ही दम लेगा।— Swami Prasad Maurya (@SwamiPMaurya) January 13, 2022
After Swami Prasad Maurya's ticket from Samajwadi Party (SP) to Fazilnagar, this assembly has become a hot seat. Apart from Surendra Singh Kushwaha of the BJP, Sunil Manoj Singh of the Congress and Ilyas Ansari of the BSP are also trying their luck from this seat. If we talk about the whole of UP, the BJP has crossed the majority mark by taking a lead in 268 of the total 403 seats in the state. At the same time, SP is leading in 128 seats.