In a video -- critical of JJP and its chief Dushyant Chautala -- posted on Facebook, Yadav expressed disappointment, accusing the party and leader of betraying the trust of people by backing a BJP-led government.
The Congress party, which has fielded former MLA Ajay Rai from Varanasi, has reached out to the SP-BSP pre-poll coalition seeking its support against Modi, if Tej Bahadur fails to get any relief from the top court.
The Samajwadi Party had initially fielded Shalini Yadav as its candidate to contest against PM Narendra Modi and later nominated the sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav.
The petition was filed by former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was declared Samajwadi Party candidate from Varanasi, but failed to contest the election as his nomination papers were rejected by the returning officer.
Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed in 2017 after he posted a video online complaining about the food served to troops, was fielded by the Samajwadi Party (SP) as its candidate from the Varanasi seat.
Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur had filed nomination as an independent, but was later named by the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance as candidate from Varanasi.
Sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's nomination against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi was cancelled by the Election Commission.
Former Border Security Force (BSP) personal Tej Bahadur Yadav had filed nomination as an independent candidate but was later named by the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance.
Tej Bahadur Yadav, a resident of Rewari in Haryana, was earlier dismissed from service after he complained about poor quality of food served to the armed...
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