Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday accused opposition parties of “feeding” Mafia elements during their 15-year rule in the state and said his government was taking action decisive against them.
Speaking to BJP workers in the Malhani Assembly constituency in Jaunpur ahead of the November 3 by-elections, Mr. Adityanath said that a major difference between the ruling BJP and the opposition could be assessed by the fact that his government has taken decisive action to eradicate the Mafia. of State.
“It’s no secret that over the past 15 years, opposition parties in the state have only fed these mafias. Mafia elements have taken over the land of the poor and created their own. empire with the help of political parties, “he said in the virtual address.
Stressing that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mantra “sabka saath, sabka vikas” should remain the party motto, he said: “There is no alternative to development and the harmful views of the opposition cannot be countered only by development “.
The chief minister said those who have no confidence in development are determined to vitiate the atmosphere with their politics of caste, religion and region.
He urged party workers to spread the message of development.
He praised state government social workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying his performance was beyond the ordinary.
He also cited various work undertaken by his government during the pandemic.
BJP Uttar Pradesh Unit Chairman Swatantra Dev Singh said mass contact and communication were the most important factors required in the campaign during the difficult times of COVID-19.
“It is very important to motivate people to vote in large numbers because a high turnout will always help,” he said.