Lucknow : The Samajwadi Party (SP) will be fielding Dr Kafeel Khan, a paediatrician who was among the accused in the 2017 BRD hospital (Gorakhpur) case, as its candidate in the forthcoming Uttar Pradseh MLC polls from the Deoria-Kushinagar seat.
SP national secretary and spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary has confirmed that Khan will be the party candidate.
Kafeel Khan met SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and then tweeted a picture of them together.
"Met honourable former chief minister shri @yadavakhilesh sir and presented him a copy of #TheGorakhpurHospitalTragedy," tweeted Khan.
In November last year, the...