Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday launched a scathing attack against BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday launched a scathing attack against BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath. After casting his vote during the second phase of polling in Rampur on Wednesday, Khan said that Yogi Adityanath doesn’t have brains and he should visit his Jauhar Trust for treatment, Hindi news website Patrika.com reported the SP leader as saying. Khan has set up Jauhar University in Rampur and he is confident of his victory from the Assembly constituency.
Interestingly, both Adityanath and Khan have the tendency to make controversial remarks. On February 9, Adityanath had raked up a controversy by saying the issue of ‘love jihad’ was still prevalent in the state and some people were trying to create a Kashmir-like situation in UP.” It was not for the first time that Adityanath had said something like this, even in the past he had been quite vocal on the “love jihad” issue and mentioned that situation in UP was becoming similar to that of Kashmir.
After casting their votes on Wednesday, several leaders took a dig at the opponents. Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the SP-Congress alliance in the state was an alliance of “loot and corruption”. “This (alliance) is a pair of two swans which will get separated after the elections.”
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also attacked SP-Congress alliance in Uttar Pradesh during a rally in Kannauj on Wednesday. “On March 4, 1984, Mulayam Singh was attacked by Congress party. Then leaders like Chaudhari Charan Singh and Atal Bihari Vajpayee organised a movement to protect Mulayam Singh from the Congress. But now Akhilesh has joined hands with Congress.”
“Have you heard of such a son who would unite with a party that tried to kill his father,” he added. The polling for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections ended on Wednesday. Third phase of the polls will take place on February 19 and results would be announced on March 11.