UP panchayat ballot: BJP nominates Sengar’s spouse

Kuldeep Singh Sengar

In 5 extra districts, the BJP on Thursday declared its record of panchayat ballot candidates that included the title of Sangeeta Sengar, spouse of former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar who was convicted in a rape case. Sengar’s Assembly 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 have been launched for various Zila Panchayat wards in Unnao.

Sangeeta had grow to be the Zila Panchayat chairman from Unnao district in 2016. At that point, panchayat elections weren’t contested on political occasion image. But this time, political events, together with BJP, have determined to formally declare its candidates in order that there is no such thing as a confusion or dearth of help on the grassroots degree.

Candidates are being declared day-after-day from chosen districts. On Thursday, the nominees have been declared from Unnao, Mau, Balrampur, Basti and Kushinagar.

Sangeeta had additionally campaigned for BJP candidate Srikant Katiyar in the course of the bypolls within the Bangarmau Assembly constituency and this time, senior occasion leaders will marketing campaign for her in addition to for different candidates.

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

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 brought on by assault. Sengar’s brother and others have been chargesheeted for the homicide of the sufferer’s father.