BJP MLA Cross-Votes In UP Rajya Sabha Polls

| } June 11 , 2016 , 15:54 IST
BJPThe Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday saw cross-voting by a BJP MLA while another party legislator claimed that she was prevented from voting. BJP MLA Vijay Bahadur Yadav cross voted in favor of a Samajwadi Party candidate. "I voted on the basis of development done by the Chief Minister and I am ready to make any sacrifice," he said. BJP MLA from Khaga Fatehpur constituency, Krishna Paswan alleged she was prevented from voting while MLA Sangeet Som alleged that there was misbehavior with his party legislators. SP MLA Guddu Pandit alleged that he and his brother received threats. "I and my brother are being given life threats," Pandit alleged. His brother Mukesh Sharma said that he has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India. "Every thing is recorded," he said. For all the latest news and updates from India and across the globe, follow us on @NewsWorldIN on Twitter and News World India on Facebook