Lucknow. Those who would have been defeated in the UP elections will be sad, but for them this election will not be less than any mourning. In fact B J P Despite this, he also drowned in his fierce wave. We are talking about the ministers of the Yogi government who have lost the elections amid the stormy wave of the party. Many big names are also included in such deserving ministers.
Surprisingly, many ministers of the Yogi cabinet were also appointed to campaign for other candidates in UP. While the defeat of these ministers is being discussed fiercely. This includes three cabinet ministers of the Yogi government, two ministers of state with independent charge and six ministers of state.
1. Keshav Prasad Maurya
The defeat of first state president and then deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya in the BJP government has been the biggest shocking truth of the UP elections. Keshav, a seasoned politician from Sirathu seat of his home district Kaushambi, was defeated by a new leader. SP Pallavi Patel will reach the assembly for the first time with the tag of defeating Keshav.
2. Suresh Rana
Suresh Rana, who was a cabinet minister in an important department like sugarcane, could not save his election. Whatever the anti-BJP wave may have appeared before the elections in western UP, but the party has not shown any major loss in the results. Still Suresh Rana was defeated.
3. Moti Singh
Moti Singh, the cabinet minister and senior leader of rural development, lost from the belt of Pratapgarh. Even before the elections, it was being speculated that his seat was stuck. Ram Kumar, nephew of Chambal’s dacoit Dadua, has defeated him.
4. Satish Dwivedi
Satish Dwivedi, who had made headlines in 2017 by defeating the old Sapai Mata Prasad Pandey from Etawa seat of Siddharthnagar, was looted within five years. He was given a huge responsibility in the Yogi government. He was made Minister of State with independent charge in Basic Education. Mata Prasad has paid the price for defeating Satish Dwivedi.
5. Upendra Dwivedi
From Ballia’s Phephna seat, Upendra Dwivedi, Minister of State for Independent Charge for Sports and Youth Welfare, had filled the nomination form on the day of nomination, but he could not run for victory.
6. Ranvendra Pratap Singh aka Dhunni Singh
Minister of State for Food and Rush Dhunni Bhaiya has also faced defeat. He had contested from Hussainganj seat of Fatehpur.
7. Anand Swaroop Shukla
When Anand Swaroop Shukla’s ticket was finalized, it was felt that Shukla would lose the election. Only a BJP MLA played an important role in his defeat. BJP MLA Surendra Singh from Ballia’s Bairia seat was cut off by the party in this election. He rebelled and fought as an independent. He himself could not win, but got BJP’s Anand Shukla defeated.
8. Chandrika Prasad Upadhyay
Minister of State in PWD Chandrika Prasad Upadhyay also could not take advantage of the BJP wave. He was in the electoral fray from Chitrakoot.
9. Sangeeta Balwant
In the Yogi government, Minister of State Sangeeta Balwant has lost the election from Ghazipur Sadar.
10. Chhatrapal Gangwar
Chhatrapal Gangwar, minister of state in the Yogi government, has also lost the election.
11. Lakhan Singh Rajput
Lakhan Singh Rajput, who was the Minister of State for Agriculture in the Yogi government, has also not been able to save his election. Luck has happily betrayed Lakhan Singh, who fought from Dibiyapur in Auraiya district. He lost to Pradeep Kumar Yadav of SP by just 473 votes.