Three Congress, one SP MLAs join BSP

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Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) A day after BSP stalwart Swamy Prasad Maurya joined the BJP, three Congress and one Samajwadi Party MLAs walked over to the Bahujan Samaj Party on Wednesday.

BSP leader Naseemuddin told reporters that Nawab Qazim Ali and Mohammad Muslim, legislators from Swar in Rampur district and Tiloi in Amethi, had joined the BSP unconditionally.

They are likely to get BSP ticket to contest assembly elections due next year.

Dilnawaz Khan, a Congress MLA from Bulandshahr, Samajwadi Party legislator from Budhana (Muzaffarnagar) Nawazish Aalam Khan and former BJP minister Avdesh Verma have also joined the BSP, Naseemuddin said.

–IANS

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