Swati Singh, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Women's Welfare in the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, and her husband Dayashankar Singh, the BJP state vice-president, are both in the race for a party ticket to contest anand the upcoming election from Sarojini Nagar in Lucknow district. Swati Singh is the sitting MLA from the seat that votes on February 23, in the fourth phase of elections in UP.
Dayashankar was in the news in 2016, when he allegedly made derogatory remarks against Mayawati. As BSP leaders protested and Mayawati raised the issue in Rajya Sabha, the BJP suspended Dayashankar and he was soon arrested from Mau.
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