Kuldeep Sengar loses UP Assembly membership after rape conviction

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been disqualified from the membership of the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, following his conviction in the rape case by a Delhi sessions' court in December. In a notification issued by the UP Vidhan Sabha, Sengar has been deemed disqualified with effect from December 20, 2019, and his Bangarmau seat in the Unnao district has been declared vacant.