Lucknow: After Diwali, the process of defection will intensify in West UP including Meerut regarding the municipal elections. While there will be entry of many other leaders in the ruling BJP, there is talk of some people joining the SP, BSP as well. The BJP has made the indications clear by making senior leaders in-charge in all the municipal bodies. People will be here and there in the race for tickets after Diwali.
BJP has made senior party leaders, minister in-charge, co-in-charge of Meerut Municipal Corporation. Similarly, senior leaders have been made in-charge in other bodies as well. District Co-operative Bank Chairman Maninderpal Singh has been made Shahjahanpur Nagar Panchayat, BJP Regional Treasurer Vijender Agrawal has been made in-charge of Kithor Nagar Panchayat, Regional Spokesperson Gajendra Sharma has been made Siwalkhas Nagar Panchayat, District Panchayat President Gaurav Chaudhary Kusadi has been made in-charge of Parikshitgarh Nagar Panchayat.
Similarly, the charge of Sardhana, Mawana Municipality and other bodies have also been given to senior leaders. It is reported that all the big leaders of BJP have started studying the municipal bodies. Potential winners are being scrutinized. After Diwali, the process of defection will also start.
Similarly, after the joining of former MLA Imran Masood in BSP, now the activity will intensify rapidly. The SP-RLD has also intensified preparations keeping in mind the civic elections. After this month, the activity regarding the municipal elections will intensify.