Yet another political front, the Bhagedari Parivartan Morcha comprising of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and former Bahujan Samaj Party leader Babu Singh Kushwaha has been announced to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2022 UP assembly elections.
The front will also challenge the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.
AIMIM, which had announced to field 100 candidates alone in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, has found a new partner. Asaduddin Owaisi, along with Babu Singh Kushwaha, who floated Jan Adhikar Party after leaving the Bahujan Samaj Party, has formed the Bhagadari Parivartan Morcha for the elections in Uttar Pradesh.
Babu Singh Kushwaha is the main accused in the National Rural Health Mission scam during the Mayawati government (2007-12) and was charge-sheeted by the CBI. He was in jail for several years and presently is out on bail.
Jan Adhikar Party and Bharat Mukti Morcha along with All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen have formed Bhagedari Parivartan Morcha to contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. All the three parties together will decide the candidates. Even after the completion of nominations for 58 seats for the first phase of assembly elections, all three together will now decide their candidates on the remaining 348 seats.
In Lucknow, Asaduddin Owaisi along with Babu Singh Kushwaha and Vaman Meshram, on Saturday, announced the formation of the Bhagedari Parivartan Morcha.
Owaisi said that if the alliance came to power, there would be two chief ministers, one from the Other Backward Classes community and the other from the Dalit community and there would be three deputy chief ministers from the Muslim community.
Earlier, AIMIM had announced the names of 27 candidates for the UP assembly elections.