BJP national president Rajnath Singh will address a party rally in Bareilly district on Wednesday. Party national general secretary Varun Gandhi and state president Laxmikant Bajpai will also address the gathering. The Swabhiman Rally has been organised in Deochara area of Bareilly district and party workers from four Lok Sabha constituencies,namely Pilibhit,Aonla,Budaun and Bareilly would attend. Party said that the rally has been organised to highlight the plight of farmers,deteriorated law and order and power crisis in the state. Dharmendra Kumar Kashyap,a SP rebel,will also join BJP formally.
SP declares Handia by-poll candidate
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday declared Prashant Kumar Singh as its candidate for Assembly by-election for Handia in Allahabad district.
The seat had fallen vacant after the death of SP legislator Mahesh Narain Singh. Prashant is Mahesh Singhs son.