Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, slogans of ‘Bharat tere tukde honge‘ cannot be raised in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Addressing a rally in Karakat, in poll-bound Bihar, Adityanath said that the only slogans which can be raised in today’s India are – ‘Ek Bharat shreshtha Bharat‘ – one India, great India.
“PM Modi rolled out schemes for everyone and then, took the best decision to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Now Pakistan cannot carry out unnecessary attacks on Indian soldiers… Now the slogans of Bharat tere tukde honge cannot be raised in JNU. Now the only slogan is Ek Bharat shreshtha Bharat and every Indian will contribute towards that,” Adityanath said.
Earlier during the day, CM Yogi Adityanath attended the Police Commemoration Day and said that his government has a zero-tolerance policy towards crime and criminals. “As a result, a total of 125 criminals were killed and 2,607 injured in encounters from 20 March 2017 to 5 October 2020 during the crackdown on unfortunate offenders in various districts,” he said, setting the tone for the day, which involved campaigning in Bihar.
Adityanath, PM among BJP’s star campaigners in Bihar
Yogi is one of the star campaigners in Bihar besides PM Narendra Modi himself, who will be holding 12 rallies in the state starting 23 October. In a first of its kind campaign, the BJP will be relying on digital outreach to ensure that PM Modi’s speeches reach out to a wider audience during times of COVID-19 when social distancing norms are in place even during election rallies.
Attacking the Indian National Congress(INC) and the RJD, Adityanath said these parties never put the people’s welfare above the interest of their own families. For the BJP, he said, the whole country is a family. “Ye party hahin parivar hai. Parivar hi party hai,” he said, referring to the RJD.
Yogi highlighted the Modi government’s welfare schemes such as Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, houses for all, construction of toilets and Ujjwala Yojana, under which LPG connections are provided to women belonging to below poverty line households.
The BJP will be contesting the polls along with Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) in the elections for the 243-seater Bihar Assembly.