Akhilesh Yadav asks BJP to come out with one acceptable CM face

Alleging that BJP does not have strength of its own, Akhilesh Yadav questioned what the party had done in over two years since it came to power at the Centre.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Published:October 29, 2016 4:45 pm
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Hitting out at BJP for claiming that the state has five chief ministers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday asked the party to find at least one acceptable leader who could be projected as its chief ministerial face in the upcoming Assembly elections. “These BJP people had been saying all along that there are five chief ministers in the Samajwadi Party government. I want to tell them to at least find out one (leader for the post) and bring him in front of the people,” Yadav said at a programme of the Power Department.

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Alleging that BJP does not have strength of its own, Yadav questioned what the party had done in over two years since it came to power at the Centre and claimed that even the AIIMS is coming up in the state because the land for it was made available by the state government.

Akhilesh termed the BJP members as “hoshiyar, chamatkari and chalu” and recalled Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising the slogan of ‘Jai Sree Ram’ at the recent Dusherra funtion in Lucknow.

“What slogan was raised by the Prime Minister during the Dusherra function…earlier they used to chant ‘Bharat mata ki jai’ but now you have forgotten Bharat Mata…which path (do) they want the country to tread,” he said.

“You (BJP) are discussing surgical strikes…even senior people had known what it was…I have studied in a military school my classmates are serving at the borders…I asked them and they told me that surgical strikes have been taking place earlier also…this very work is what army does…but (see) how BJP people are misleading the country”, Yadav said.

Referring to the upcoming elections, Yadav said people have many options before them and charged the BSP government with wasting public money during its government.

“The BSP government installed elephants in this very city…in the past nine years they have remained static…all the funds were wasted and they claim they will form the government,” he said.

Citing the various development works undertaken by his government, he said it had taken the state on the path of development and prosperity and claimed ‘work speaks for itself’. No one can compete with the SP government as far as its works are concerned, he stressed.

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    a s
    Oct 29, 2016 at 2:18 pm
    Otherwise he may taken into granted for recoming.Since the Congress continued dynasty rule,we the Indians have developed a permanent mindset to accept family rule.Like in jaminderi system.And we, majority can not go beyond it.
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      arun dass
      Oct 29, 2016 at 1:47 pm
      and in Odisha , Nabin patronized Traitor Kanheya !!!!!!! God Save India
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        arun dass
        Oct 29, 2016 at 12:23 pm
        this yadav Pappu was hiding , now came to limelight after Surgical strike
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          Venkataraman Jagadesan
          Oct 29, 2016 at 9:20 pm
          First let him tell who will be the cm of up incase teh SP gets a chance , whether it is daddy or chacha or mama or himself before asking the BJP. Unfortunatey the Yadav clan is facing the same fate as it happened during the end of Mhabaratha. First let him tell who are ll with him and who are all with his daddy. Jai Hind.
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            Jignesh
            Oct 29, 2016 at 11:56 am
            Chotte Pappu.... Kya tumne India ko Bollywood industry samaj rakha hai ki face dekh kar CM choose kiya jayega?
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              Kabir
              Oct 29, 2016 at 1:23 pm
              Whether akhilesh yadav comes or BJP, it will be BJP ruling the state. Akhilesh yadav will just be a pawn in the hands of BJP supporting beurocrates. He has no administrative skills necessary to run the state independantly. For the name sake it will be SP government but the remote will be in BJP's hands.
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                Kabir
                Oct 29, 2016 at 1:26 pm
                traitors? you mean those who do business deals with underworld gangs, those who sell our secrets to s and those who let people run duping the state banks? right or you have different defination?
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                  Manohar Sharma
                  Oct 29, 2016 at 11:43 am
                  Presently, UP is run by 5 Chief Ministers.
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                    Raghu
                    Oct 29, 2016 at 11:34 am
                    Just wait...will be better than you clown.
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                      Vikas
                      Oct 30, 2016 at 8:33 am
                      Your BJP akas have already declared that SP has 5 CMs.Don't u know your bosses knowledge. You can' t name even ur half CM. Kerrial will thrash ur arrogance better. U fool, try to behave anddon't behave like unruly uncontrolled BJP rogues.
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                        xyz
                        Oct 29, 2016 at 11:45 pm
                        Smriiti Irani is the BJP candidate for CM in UP.
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                          s.r.reddy
                          Oct 29, 2016 at 1:14 pm
                          his party and BSP in UP and Nitin,Lallu in Bihar and Didi in Bengal are giving protection to the traitors for the sake of votes.
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                            Raj
                            Oct 29, 2016 at 5:37 pm
                            Family rule and insutional rule is the same thing. Currently RSS linked are given all posts, which is against free and fair democracy and meritocracy.
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                              Raj
                              Oct 29, 2016 at 5:38 pm
                              Where is the BJP now on infiltration from Bangladesh? Why no action now after elections are over?
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