Lucknow: Swami Prasad Maurya and Dara Singh Chouhan have left the BJP before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022. Whether these leaders of Uttar Pradesh (UP Elections) leave BJP will prove to be a game changer, only time will tell, but political experts believe that due to being a particular caste and a big name in the politics of Uttar Pradesh, Swami If Prasad Maurya and Dara Singh Chouhan leave the BJP, the party may have to suffer a lot.
This is not the first time that some big and influential leaders from BJP have left the party. The list of leaders who have left the party is very long, but their leaving has not harmed the party, but the loss itself is done to the leader who has left the BJP. In such a situation, the mention of some leaders is abound, who left BJP due to elections and their ambition, but their political future was at stake.
Savitri Bhai Phule: Savitribai Phule was a BJP MP from Bahraich. In 2014, Savitri Bai Phule contested elections from Bahraich as a BJP candidate and became a BJP MP after getting 4 lakh votes. But before the 2019 Lok Sabha, he left the BJP and joined the Congress. She contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as a candidate of the Congress party, the result was shocking. Savitri Bai Phule got only 34 thousand votes and even her deposit was forfeited.
Shyamacharan GuptaShyamacharan Gupta was a big leader of BJP. He was a BJP MP from Allahabad from 2014 to 2019, but on 16 March 2019, Shyamacharan Gupta joined the SP and contested the Lok Sabha elections from Banda, but lost to the Samajwadi Party.
Ram Charitra Nishad: Ramcharitra Nishad was a BJP MP from Machhlishahr from 2014 to 2019. It was said that Nishad is a big leader of the caste and he has good penetration in the Nishad society. Before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Ram Charitra Nishad left the BJP and joined the Samajwadi Party. Contested elections from Machhlishahr, but had to bear the brunt of breaking away from BJP. He had to face defeat in the election.
Although the list of such leaders is long. Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha, Arun Shourie are among those leaders who had their own influence in the BJP. Atal Bihari was a big minister in the Bajpai government, but left the BJP and today it is in the absence of its identity at the national level. The matter did not stop here. There is also a list of such leaders who tried to make their mark by leaving BJP, but failed, then they had to join their old party i.e. BJP.