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Expelled SP MLA Pasi joins BJP


Lucknow, Social Times. Samajwadi Party MLA Subhash Pasi, who was expelled from the party, joined the BJP.


"SP MLA Subhash Pasi, his wife Rina Pasi today joined BJP here in presence of party state president Swatantra Dev Singh," BJP state general secretary Govind Narain Shukla said.


Singh welcomed Pasi in the party, and said his joining will further strengthen the BJP.


Earlier in the day, Pasi, the MLA from Sadipur seat of Ghazipur, was expelled from the SP for alleged anti-party activities.


Pasi, a Dalit, is a second time SP MLA from Saidpur seat, and had held the post of SP's SC/ST wing.


Last week, BJP MLA from Sitapur Sadar, Rakesh Rathore, had joined the Samajwadi Party.