4 MLCs have defected to the BJP.
According to ANI, four MLCs of the Samajwadi Party have defected to the BJP, in the presence of the Deputy CMs Dinesh Sharma and KP Maurya, as well as state BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh. This defection ahead of the UP polls is a heavy blow to the Samajwadi party.
The defectors include MLCs Rama Niranjan, Ravi Shankar Pappu, CP Chand, and Akshay Pratap Singh.
Edited by Arnav Chandrasekhar.