UP panchayat poll: BJP nominates rape convict Kuldeep Sengar’s wife

In 5 extra districts, the BJP on Thursday declared its listing of panchayat ballot candidates that included the identify of Sangeeta Sengar, spouse of former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar who was convicted in a rape case. Sengar’s Meeting membership was cancelled after his conviction.

Sangeeta, who’s the outgoing Zila Panchayat Chairperson of Unnao, has been given a ticket from Fatehpur Chaurasi Tritaya seat for the Zila Panchayat member. Names of 51 candidates had been launched for various Zila Panchayat wards in Unnao.

Sangeeta had turn into the Zila Panchayat chairman from Unnao district in 2016. At the moment, panchayat elections weren’t contested on political get together image. However this time, political events, together with BJP, have determined to formally declare its candidates in order that there isn’t a confusion or dearth of assist on the grassroots degree.

Candidates are being declared daily from chosen districts. On Thursday, the nominees had been declared from Unnao, Mau, Balrampur, Basti and Kushinagar.

Sangeeta had additionally campaigned for BJP candidate Srikant Katiyar through the bypolls within the Bangarmau Meeting constituency and this time, senior get together leaders will marketing campaign for her in addition to for different candidates.

As a BJP candidate, Kuldeep Sengar had gained the state Meeting polls from Bangarmau Meeting seat of Unnao in 2017. Nonetheless, the seat fell vacant after he was convicted within the rape case and was expelled from the get together.

CBI had chargesheeted Sengar for raping a minor and conspiring to implicate her father in a false case who later died within the jail following accidents attributable to assault. Sengar’s brother and others had been chargesheeted for the homicide of the sufferer’s father.

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