Babu Singh Kushwaha
Babu Singh Kushwaha (Born 7 May 1966) is an Indian politician from the Jan Adhikar Party in Uttar Pradesh. He was one of Mayawati's most trusted "backroom boys", and a senior member of the UP cabinet. On April 7, 2011, he was forced to resign after being implicated in the murder of two chief medical officers, BP Singh and VK Arya. Both were shot dead by two assassins on motorcycles, in central Lucknow, in broad daylight. The same gun had been used in both cases. It was alleged that their honesty was coming in the way of a political mafia who were skimming off large sums from the health services.
Kushwaha has worked for the Bahujan Samaj Party for 27 years.[when?] He was for years perceived as the closest to Mayawati. He was a member of Legislative Council, and cabinet minister twice. Kushwaha was the most powerful minister in the jan adhikar party government. Everything changed after the successive murders of two medical officers in Lucknow blew the lid off the giant National Rural Health Mission scam. He had held the portfolio of Family Welfare and mining Department before resigning.
Kushwaha joined BJP in presence of senior leaders Vinay Katiyar and Surya Pratap Shahi, but his induction resulted in voices of dissent in the party, after which he wrote a letter to the BJP national president Nitin Gadkari requesting him to suspend his membership until proven innocent.
Kushwaha formed the political party Jan Adhikar Party. he made the JAN ADHIKAR PARTY with the dalit brother's and sister's.
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