Lok Sabha Elections / Son got ticket from Kaiserganj in place of Brij Bhushan Singh, Dinesh Singh will contest from Rae Bareli

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 02, 2024, 05:38 PM
Lok Sabha Elections: Bharatiya Janata Party has announced candidates for two important seats of Uttar Pradesh, Kaiserganj and Rae Bareli. BJP has declared Karan Bhushan Singh, son of sitting MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, as its candidate from Kaiserganj. At the same time, the party has given ticket to Dinesh Singh from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat. There were already speculations that BJP may cancel the ticket of sitting MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in Kaiserganj. On Thursday, news also came out that BJP high command talked to Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh regarding Kaiserganj Lok Sabha. After which the ticket has now been announced.

Recently, Brij Bhushan Singh had hinted to BJP that if the party does not give him the ticket then he can look for other options. He had blamed the media for the delay in the decision to field him again from Kaiserganj seat. On the delay in tickets, he had said, this is my concern, not yours, my ticket is getting delayed because of you.

Dinesh Singh had lost to Sonia Gandhi in 2019

BJP had fielded Dinesh Singh from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. However, Dinesh had to face defeat at the hands of former Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Dinesh Pratyar Singh is also a minister in the Yogi government. He was once a leader close to Sonia Gandhi.

What did Dinesh Singh say after getting the ticket?

The national leadership has trusted me. I want to assure that lotus will bloom in Rae Bareli. I know how to get involved in sorrow. I am not born in Gandhi family. Dinesh Singh knows very well how the sorrow of the poor can be shared. Fake Gandhi's departure from Rae Bareli is certain. Whether Congress plays its cards or not, whatever happens, its defeat is certain. Whoever comes from the Gandhi family will lose in Rae Bareli.

Karan Bhushan is the president of Uttar Pradesh Wrestling Association.

Karan Bhushan Singh is the younger son of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Karan has also been a national player in double trap shooting. At present Karan Bhushan is the President of Uttar Pradesh Wrestling Association. In a way, this is Karan's entry into politics. His entry is from his father's seat. Brijbhushan Sharan Singh has been MP from Kaiserganj seat for three consecutive terms. Voting is to be held in the fifth phase on Kaiserganj Lok Sabha seat. Voting will be held on 20th May. The last date for filing nomination here is May 3. In such a situation, BJP had to announce its candidate today under any circumstances.

Female wrestlers have accused of sexual exploitation

In fact, former National Wrestling Association President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has been accused of sexual exploitation by many female wrestlers. Many wrestlers have also filed sexual exploitation cases against him. A minor female wrestler was also involved in this, however, she later retracted her statement. Delhi Police has also investigated the matter and has given clean chit to BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. At present this matter is pending in the court.

Why did BJP give ticket to his son?

It is being told that because of these allegations, BJP was hesitant in giving him the ticket. There was also a fear that the opposition parties might make this an election issue. In such a situation, BJP has considered it better and more appropriate to give ticket to Brij Bhushan Singh's son Karan instead of him. However, even before the announcement of the ticket, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh was campaigning vigorously. He had said that whoever contests from Kaisarangaj on BJP ticket will reach Parliament after winning with bumper votes.