Yogi Adityanath in Bihar Live Updates: Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath addresses a political rally in Darbhanga, Bihar. The visit has garnered a lot of media attention. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has already taken a dig at Adityanath asking him not to come empty handed. He asked him to implement the liqour ban and 50 per cent reservation for women in local bodies in UP. Adityanath’s visit comes even as BJP wants to showcase the achievements of the Narendra Modi government over the past three years in Bihar. The visit assumes political significance as BJP is banking on PM Modi, party Chief Amit Shah and Adityanath to make inroads in the states which are not considered as its traditional base.
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5:22 PM: Silence of the seculars on the triple talaq issue has exposed them
5:15 PM: Trying to connect Eastern Uttar Pradesh with Bihar, hew says he will connect Sitamarhi in Bihar with Ayodhya in UP
5:10 PM: Yogi Adityanath questions Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s silence on triple talaq issue
5:05 PM: Yogi Adityanath says Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh have been very similar since the time of Ramayan
5:02 PM: Yogi Adityanath says BJP will ensure that there will be an end to dynasty politics in the country
5 PM: Yogi Adityanath says that he will ensure that there will be a BJP government in Bihar in 2020
4:55 PM: The alliance between JDU and RJD is a big mismatch said Yogi Adityanath in a hard hittingg retort against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
4:45 PM: Yogi Adityanath speaks from behind bullet-proof glass in Bihar
4:16 PM: Chief Minister Adityanath has asked people to make International Yoga Day a mass movement and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for getting international recognition for the ancient Indian tradition.
2:15 pm: After its shock defeat in the October-November 2015 Bihar assembly polls, BJP President Amit Shah has decided to use Adityanath as the new Hinduvta champion to challenge and counter the Lalu-Nitish nexus, party leaders had said, as per IANS report.
2:05 pm: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have already demanded that the Bihar government set up anti-Romeo squads and seal slaughterhouses.
1:55 pm: Cow protection is one of the main objectives of the group, which has a strong presence in districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh bordering Bihar.
1:45 pm: The group has demanded that the government of Bihar set up anti-Romeo squads and take action against slaughterhouses, as in Uttar Pradesh.
1:35 pm: Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Bihar is bound to boost the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a right-wing group founded by him, which has decided to strengthen its presence in Bihar by enrolling thousands of youths, as per IANS report.
1:25 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had yesterday said the grand alliance of Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress is intact, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will never be successful in capturing Bihar.
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1:15 pm: State BJP chief Nityanand Rai had said that the party would hold Modi fest in 15 districts to showcase the great work done by the central government. “While in three years of Narendra Modi government the country is touching new heights, Bihar is moving towards ruin under Nitish Kumar,” he said.
1:05 pm: In a conciliatory move following recent caste tensions, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today had lunch with Dalits and also unveiled a statue of B R Ambedkar during his visit in Gorakhpur. The chief minister had lunch with Dalits at Harmanpur village in Kampierganj area, where he also unveiled a statue of Ambedkar.
12:55 pm: He was also to address a public meeting at historic Gandhi Maidan in state capital.
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12:50 pm: Yogi Adityanath was scheduled to inaugurate “Modi Fest” which would showcase achievements of NDA government at the Centre in the past three year of its rule.
12:45 pm: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had recently taken a potshot at Yogi’s visit saying it seems the party has no faith on state’s leaders and this was the reason outsiders are called into Bihar.
12:35 pm: Bihar BJP vice president Devesh Kumar had said that CM Adityanath’s programme at Darbhanga on June 15 but that in Patna next day (June 16) has been postponed for now in view of election for Mayor of Patna Municipal Corporation.
12:25 pm: UP CM Yogi Adityanath was supposed to visit Patna on June 16 but it was postponed in view of election of Mayor of Patna Municipal Corporation.
12:20 pm: The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling a loan waiver for the physically challenged on the lines of the ambitious crop loan waiver announced by the Adityanath government for farmers.
12:10 pm: Meanwhile, aiming to corner the Yogi Adityanath government as well as the Centre on farmers’ issues and the problem of unemployment, the Congress will begin a “haq mango abhiyan” (fight-for-right) yatra across Uttar Pradesh today.
12:00 pm: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav had said Adityanath is for the chief ministerial post. BJP’s decision to make Adityanath as UP was the party’s biggest mistake, he had said.
11:52 am: As part of the party’s massive campaign, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his Deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti among other prominent leaders and MPs will be visiting the state between May 25 to June 15, Sushil Modi had said.
11:47 am: Earlier, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi had said that prominent national and state leaders of the party will visit various parts of the country to showcase the achievements of the Narendra Modi government in the past three years
11:42 am: Apart from Adityanath, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti were asked to visit Bihar, says PTI report.
11:37 am: Earlier it was decided that CM Adityanath would visit Bihar to showcase the achievements of the Narendra Modi government in the past three years.
11:32 am: CM Kumar claimed that the liqour ban has become a runaway success in Bihar and asked BJP-ruled states to follow suit. The Bihar CM said that his government will launch a total de-addiction drive as follow up action after the success of the liqour ban.
11:29 am: Kumar had taken a potshot at cow vigilantes and said that they should learn to take care of stray bovines before taking law into their own hands to deal with those involved in trade of animals.
11:27 am: Kumar said that Adityanath should take cue from Bihar government and implement liqour ban and 50 per cent reservation for women in local bodies,
11:25 am: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also had a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for non-fulfillment of various promises made to Bihar during the 2014 general elections and assembly polls. He said his party implements whatever works its promises, but others forget about it.