After casting his vote on Friday, Uttar Pradesh lawmaker Anil Kumar Singh, 37, said that he had cross-voted. "I am with Maharaj-ji (Yogi Adityanath)," he said.
A BJP-backed candidate, Anil Aggarwal, defeated the BSP's Bhim Rao Ambedkar in Friday's elections. The BJP now has nine more Rajya Sabha seats from UP and Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party has taken one seat for its candidate Jaya Bachchan.
On Thursday night, Anil Kumar Singh, a lawmaker from Unnao, attended Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's dinner for BJP legislators right after he attended party boss Mayawati's dinner at her home.
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