Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council chairman Kunwar Manvendra Singh on Thursday administered oath of workplace to 6 nominated members of the Legislative Council, Rajnikant Maheswari, Saket Mishra, Lalji Nirmal, Tariq Mansoor, Ram Surat Rajbhar and Hansraj Vishwakarma.
Tariq Mansoor is former vice-chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim College whereas Lalji Nirmal is the chairman of Ambedkar Mahasabha. Maheshwar is a former BJP Braj area unit head, and Vishwakarma is chief of the BJP’s Varanasi district. Saket Mishra is the son of Ram temple building committee chairman Nripendra Mishra.
Rajbhar had contested the 2022 Uttar Pradesh meeting elections from the Phoolpur Pawai seat in Azamgarh, however he misplaced to the Samajwadi Celebration candidate Ramakant Yadav.
These six members had been nominated to the Higher Home on April 3.
The BJP has 74 members within the 100-member Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and the Samajwadi Celebration has 9.
The BSP, Apna Dal (Sonelal), Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal (NISHAD), Jansatta Dal Loktantrik and the Shikshak Dal (non-political) have one member every.
Two seats are vacant at current.