The Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP) on Tuesday expelled former Uttar Pradesh MLA Imran Masood for indiscipline and anti-party actions.
The motion was taken towards Masood after he praised Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, triggering hypothesis that he might rejoin the Congress earlier than the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. “It was good to have labored with Rahul Gandhi. He can perceive the issues of even peculiar social gathering employees,” Masood had advised media individuals on Sunday.
In a press assertion, BSP Saharanpur district unit president Janeshwar Prasad mentioned, after experiences that Masood was indulged in indiscipline and anti-party actions, a probe was ordered by the social gathering state unit. On the premise of the report, Masood has been proven the door. The social gathering management had earlier warned Masood, however there was no change in his working type, he mentioned.
Masood, an influential Muslim chief from Saharanpur district in western Uttar Pradesh, joined the BSP after the 2022 meeting election. Earlier than the 2022 meeting election, Masood had defected from the Congress to the Samajwadi Get together (SP) whereas his brother Noman Masood joined the BSP. BSP chief Mayawati had appointed Imran Masood because the coordinator of the West UP, entrusting him the duty to encourage the Muslim group to help the BSP within the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Janeshwar Prasad mentioned, Imran Masood was handed membership e book to launch membership drive in West UP, however he remained inactive. His spouse Saima Masood contested mayor election from Saharanpur Municipal Company on a BSP ticket however was defeated by the BJP candidate. The social gathering had made it clear to Masood that if his spouse loses mayor election, he won’t get a Lok Sabha election ticket. However he was placing strain on the social gathering to declare him because the Lok Sabha candidate from Saharanpur seat, he mentioned.
Haji Fazlur Rehman had received the Saharanpur Lok Sabha seat in 2019 on a BSP ticket, defeating BJP candidate Raghav Lakhanpal.
When contacted, Masood mentioned, “I dedicated a mistake by deserting the Congress earlier than the 2022 meeting elections. Below strain from my supporters, I left the Congress. Even after leaving the Congress. I’ve a great relationship with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra. I respect each the leaders. I used to be not invited to the social gathering (BSP) assembly held below the chairmanship of Mayawati in Lucknow on August 23.”