UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya responded strongly to SP leader Swami Prasad Maurya’s remarks on Sanatana Dharma and Hindus. The deputy CM of Uttar Pradesh has now weighed in on the matter, asserting that Swami Prasad Maurya’s statement reflects not only his views but also those of Akhilesh Yadav.
Keshav Maurya pointed out that several opposition leaders were invited to the inauguration ceremony of the Ram Mandir. He emphasized that the trust extended invitations to individuals who, in the past, had targeted Ram devotees with violence.
Who is Swami Prasad Maurya?
Swami Prasad Maurya is an experienced politician, who also served as a cabinet minister several times. Swami began his political journey in 1980 when he joined the Janta Dal but resigned in 1996. In the same year, he joined the BSP, where he was instantly appointed as the General Secretary and State Vice President of the BSP Party in UP.
In 2016, Swami Prasad Maurya, who was then an established politician, resigned from the BSP, alleging that the party ran a syndicate called ‘Money for Ticket.’ He also converted to Buddhism in 2016. In 2017, he was elected as an MLA from Padrauna Vidhan Sabha and was appointed as a Cabinet Minister under the BJP. In January 2022, Swami resigned from the BJP and returned to the Samajwadi Party once again.
Swami Prasad Maurya Wife Shiva Maurya & Children
Swami Prasad Maurya was born on 2 January 1954 in Village and Post Office Chakwad, Distt Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh. Sawami Maurya’s father’s name is Badlu Maurya, and his mother is Jagannathi Maurya. He is the eldest among three younger brothers and one younger sister.
SP Leader Swami Prasad Maurya’s wife is Shiva Maurya, and they both have two children. Their son Utkrust Maurya and daughter Sanghmitra Maurya are also active in politics, daughter Sanghmitra serves as a Member of Parliament for Lok Sabha from Budaun.
Swami Prasad Maurya Net Worth
According to various sources, Swami Prasad Maurya has total movable assets amounting to Rs 42 lakhs as per the data of 2022 while his immovable properties are valued at Rs 1.52 Crore. Reports also suggest that his wife Shiva has more assets than him. As per the details, Shiva Maurya’s movable assets are valued at Rs 54 lakhs, and her immovable properties are valued at Rs 1.67 Crore.
Swami Prasad Maurya FAQs
A. Swami Prasad Maurya is a politician in Uttar Pradesh, who currently belongs to Samajwadi Party.
A. Swami Prasad Maurya left the BJP in 2022 and rejoined Samajwadi Party in the same year.
A. Shiva Maurya is the wife of Swami Prasad Maurya.
A. Swami Maurya’s Son Utkrust and daughter Sanghmitra are also politicians.
A. Swami Prasad Maurya converted from Hindu to Buddhist in 2016.