Lucknow: BSP’s Uttar Pradesh unit Chief Ram Achal Rajbhar may face ire of party president Mayawati after Vigilance Department filed a case with Akbarpur Kotwali Police Station accusing him of amassing wealth more than the known sources of income.

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Irked over the issue, Mayawati is likely to remove Rajbhar from the post of state unit chief. The BSP supremo has held discussions with senior party leaders over the vigilance probe against Rajbhar in disproportionate assets case. Political corridor in Lucknow is abuzz that MLC RS Kushwaha may replace Rajbhar as UP BSP Chief.

Notably, on the recommendations of Lokayukta, the Vigilance Department has registered a case of disproportionate assets against Rajbhar for illegally owning assets of over `1,000 crore in just five years.

 Rajbhar had been denied party ticket in Assembly elections in 2012 after several complaints were lodged against him. In a damage control mode, the party had fielded his son from Akbarpur.

Meanwhile, Ram Achal Rajbhar said, “He is being framed in a politically motivated case.” The BSP leader also alleged that state government has allowed vigilance probe against him to score brownie points.

(JPN/Bureau)

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