Hardoi: In a set back to BSP national general secretary Naresh Agarwal, his son and sitting Sursa MLA Nitin Agarwal has been denied party ticket for the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

"The ticket has been given to Raj Baksh Singh in place of Nitin," BSP zonal coordinator Jugual Kishore told reporters here.

The BSP has also denied ticket to Gopamau MLA Rajeshwari Devi and has given it to her sister-in-law Anita Verma, he said.