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BSP’s newly appointed state president Bhim Rajbhar.
- Bhim Rajbhar, a resident of Mau district, was also the BSP’s district president
- On Sunday, Mayawati made Bhima the state president of BSP.
The Bahujan Samaj Party has started shuffling ahead of the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Party president Mayawati has made Bhim Rajbhar, who comes from the backward class, the president of UP. They are residents of Mau. Till now he was handling the responsibility of zonal coordinator of Azamgarh division. Bhima Rajbhar contested the 2012 assembly elections on a BSP ticket, when he gave a tough fight to Bahubali Mukhtar Ansari.
Bahubali Mukhtar was given a tough fight
In fact, Bhim Rajbhar was nominated by the BSP as its candidate from Mau Sadar assembly seat in the 2012 assembly elections. It was a difficult period for the BSP, at the same time, Bahubali Ansari brothers Mukhtar and Afzal, who were in the BSP, revolted and formed the Quami Ekta Dal. Purvanchal’s politics was greatly affected by this. Mukhtar Ansari contested from his party and defeated BSP candidate Bhim Rajbhar by 5,904 votes. Despite the decisiveness of the Muslims in this seat, a good fight was fought. After that, the zonal co-ordinator of Azamgarh division was made.
Political journey started with BSP 35 years ago
Bhima Rajbhar was born on 3 September 1968 in Mohammadpur Babupur village of Kopganj block of Mau district. Bhima Rajbhar did his primary education from Maharashtra and secondary education from Nagpur. Bhima is a sister of Rajbhar. His father, Rambali Rajbhar, has been employed as a security in-charge at Cold Fields. He graduated in 1985 and did post graduation in 1987. LLB Pas Bhima started his political journey with the BSP in 1985, being an advocate. He has also been the Mau District President of BSP.