Yogi Adityanath Slams Opposition, Likens Their DNA to Pakistan

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a scathing attack on opposition parties, accusing them of having similar DNA to Pakistan and neglecting development. He made the remarks while campaigning for BJP candidates in Sitapur, Bahraich, and Amethi ahead of the May 20 Lok Sabha election.

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Yogi Adityanath Slams Opposition, Likens Their DNA to Pakistan

Yogi Adityanath Slams Opposition, Likens Their DNA to Pakistan

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a scathing attack on opposition parties, including the Congress, Samajwadi Party, and the INDIA bloc, while campaigning for BJP candidates in Sitapur, Bahraich, and Amethi ahead of the May 20 Lok Sabha election, live, fourth, phase. Adityanath accused the opposition of having similar DNA to Pakistan, lacking development, and starving people.

Why this matters: The Chief Minister's remarks have the potential to polarize voters and influence the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections, which could have significant implications for the future of Indian politics. The accusations of neglecting development and starving people also raise concerns about the welfare of marginalized communities and the country's overall economic growth.

Speaking at a public meeting at Gandhi Degree College in Sidhauli, Sitapur on Sunday, Adityanath claimed, "The DNA of Congress, SP, INDI alliance and Pakistan seem to be ." He alleged that the poor used to die of hunger during the time of the Samajwadi party, similar and Congress, drawing parallels with Pakistan where people are currently starving. In contrast, he highlighted that 80 crore people are getting free rations in India under the BJP government.

The Chief Minister accused the Congress of failing to work for India's development despite having the opportunity for 60-65 years. He claimed there was a lack of medical facilities during the UPA government and that they played with people's faith, allowed the poor to die of hunger, and drove farmers to suicide. Adityanath alleged that the opposition bloc opposes India, Lord Ram, marginalized communities, daughters, and .

Adityanath urged people to ensure that candidates from parties that "dared to play with the future of the country" lost their deposits in the parliamentary election. He accused the opposition of conspiring to tamper with reservations for backward classes, scheduled castes, and tribes by altering the Constitution. The Chief Minister also alleged that the opposition aimed to introduce a 'Jizya' tax by imposing an inheritance tax on Indians' ancestral property and promoting cow slaughter in the country.

The high-voltage campaign, faces, challenge, seats, phase for 13 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh ended on Saturday evening, with polling scheduled for Monday, May 13. The BJP had won all these seats in 2019 but now faces a challenge from the INDIA bloc. A total of 130 candidates are in the fray in these constituencies, with over 2.47 crore voters eligible to exercise their franchise. The BJP has retained 11 sitting MPs but fielded new candidates in Kanpur and Bahraich.

Yogi Adityanath's fiery rhetoric against the opposition parties comes as the crucial Lok Sabha elections enter their final phases. The Chief Minister's accusations of the opposition having similar DNA to Pakistan and neglecting development are likely to further intensify the already charged political atmosphere in Uttar Pradesh. With the BJP facing a united opposition bloc, the outcome of these 13 seats could have a significant impact on the overall electoral results and the future political landscape of the state and the country.

Key Takeaways

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath accuses opposition parties of having similar DNA to Pakistan.
  • Adityanath claims opposition neglected development, starved people, and opposed India's interests.
  • He highlights BJP's achievements, including 80 crore people getting free rations.
  • Adityanath urges people to ensure opposition candidates lose their deposits in the election.
  • The outcome of 13 Lok Sabha seats in UP could significantly impact the overall electoral results.