Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made an allegedly communal remark where he affirmed the power of 80% voters over the remaining 20%. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi lashed out at him and asked the youth to make elections about education and employment.
Remembering the martyrdom of four sons of Guru Gobind Singh, the CM said those who came with the intention of converting India to Islam, today their existence has been erased.
The defence minister laid the foundation stone of the Defence Technologies and Test Centre and the BrahMos Manufacturing Centre here, along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during the day.
Setting off six streams of the poll campaign tour in a replication of the party’s Parivartan Yatra ahead of the 2017 assembly polls in which the BJP had won 325 seats, all the six leaders, including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, largely targeted the party’s key contender Samajwadi Party.
Announcing an increase in old-age pension from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000, he said that many families were earlier not covered under this scheme.
People of the state have started to believe that socialism is a red alert and there should be an end to it, the chief minister said.
In 70 years from 1947 to 2017, only two zoological gardens could be set up in Uttar Pradesh, while in the past five years, a zoological garden has been established in Gorakhpur, the chief minister said.
According to the government spokesman, health workers have been paying door-to-door visits to identify patients with viral fever, vector-borne diseases and with other symptoms.
Adityanath explained that it had been decided that waters of pious rivers from across the world would be offered at the temple construction site.
There continues to be no clarity on whether she would herself contest the upcoming state polls. The General Secretary stated that it had not been decided yet, she will think about it and take a decision later.
The Union minister said the Centre is promoting women-led development, and the Uttar Pradesh government is taking all those programmes with the same vigour.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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