The Bahujan Samaj Party on Sunday declared names of its 16 candidates for Lok Sabha elections in the state. In a statement issued in Lucknow, the BSP said that under the SP-BSP alliance, it has declared names of 16 candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. Also Read - UP Panchayat Election 2021: Date to be Announced Soon, Check Seat Reservation and Details Here

The party has fielded Afzal Ansari, brother of jailed gangster Mukhtar Ansari from Ghazipur constituency. Also Read - College Girl Found Lying Naked With Severe Burns Along National Highway in UP's Shahjahanpur

Some of the other candidates announced by the BSP are: Chandrabhadra Singh (Sultanpur), Ashok Kumar Tripathi (Pratapgarh), Ramshiromani Varma (Shrawasti), Aftab Alam (Domariyganj), Ramprasad Chaudhary (Basti), Atul Rai (Ghosi), T Ram (Machchlishahr-SC), and Rangnath Mishra (Bhadohi). Also Read - Jewar Airport: Yogi Govt Allocates Rs 2,000 Crore for Noida International Airport