BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday suspended two rebel MLAs Romi Sahni and Brijesh Verma from Pallia and Bilgram Mallawan seat of Hardoi district respectively.
The party cracked the whip on Palia MLA Romi Sahni and Mallawan MLA Brijesh Verma "taking a serious note of the baseless allegations and indiscipline" and suspended them with immediate effect.
The duo MLAs have been suspended over charges of "indiscipline" and "anti-party activities". The decision on the leaders came after a meeting was held at party headquarter's in Lucknow.
"They have been suspended and directed not to take part in any party programme," state BSP chief Ram Achal Rajbhar said in a press release.
MLAs Romi Sahni and Brijesh Verma on Wednesday criticised party workers for sloganeering against expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's family and accused the party leadership of demanding "huge sums" for allotting tickets for the 2017 UP Assembly polls.
"We condemn Singh's remarks against BSP chief Mayawati and also oppose the slogans raised during the BSP protest...his 12-year-old daughter cannot be punished for what Singh has said...our sympathy is with the family," Sahni and Verma, the MLAs from Palia and Mallawan respectively, told reporters in Lucknow.