Mahesh, who has quit the Samraj Nagar-Bahujan Samaj Party and is an independent MLA, is preparing to join the BJP during the taluka and district panchayat elections. Samrajnagar Kollegal MLA, Mahesh, elected from Bahujan Samaj, was expelled from the party for allegedly acting against the party and is now an independent. Behaves smoothly with leaders. The BJP is planning to contest the next assembly elections as a candidate. Discusses the pros and cons. If planned, Mahesh is likely to join the BJP before the taluka and district panchayat elections.