Akhilesh Yadav sacks Vijay Mishra after he joins BSP on ticket denial

Akhilesh Yadav sacks Vijay Mishra after he joins BSP on ticket denial

NEW DELHI (INDIA): Uttar Pradesh Minister Vijay Mishra, who had joined BSP after being denied ticket for the Assembly polls, has been sacked from the Akhilesh Yadav government.nnUttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik sacked Mishra on the recommendations of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. A letter requesting the Governor to sack Mishra was received by Raj Bhavan on Saturday, officials said on Sunday.nnOn February 16, Mishra, the Minister of State (Independent Affairs) for Religious Works, had joined BSP alleging that the ruling SP was “anti-Brahmin”.nn”The SP is anti-Brahmin. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is surrounded by sycophants,” he had said while joining BSP in the presence of BSP national general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra in Lucknow.nnMishra had won the 2012 state elections from Ghazipur assembly seat, but was denied a tikert from Samajwadi Party this time. SP has fielded Rajesh Kushwaha from there.nn┬ánnSource: Press Trust of India

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