Defending NRHM scam accused Babu Singh Kushwaha, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday said he was "innocent" and sought support for his wife and party LS candidate from Ghazipur, Shivkanya Kushwaha.
UP government has given the nod for lodging cases against Mayawati`s close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and another former Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha for alleged irregularities in construction of memorials during the previous BSP regime.
BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday said that her party would stick to its demand for President`s Rule in the state even as she slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party for inducting into its fold the kin of a tainted former BSP minister.
Former UP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha had allegedly demanded three per cent commission for allotting works to a company in a project, a special CBI court hearing a case in the multi-crore NRHM scam was informed today.
NRHM scam accused Babu Singh Kushwaha was apparently planning to invest the alleged bribe money received by him into an engineering college and had set up two trusts for the purpose, CBI sources have claimed.