He is an MLA from the Shikohabad constituency in Firozabad. Mukesh Verma accused the Yogi Adityanath led government of neglecting the Dalits, other backward classes, minority communities, farmers and the unemployed people in Uttar Pradesh.
"During the tenure of 5 years by the BJP government, no attention was given to the leaders and public representatives of the Dalit, backward and minority communities and these communities were neglected. Hence, I resign from the primary membership of the Bharatiya Janata Party," he tweeted.
Other MLAs who resigned from the Uttar Pradesh BJP are: