BJP asks Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to prove majority

The BJP chief said, as the battle for supremacy in Uttar Pradesh's first family was unfolding, people's problems have been sidelined. "There is no one to hear the people, there is chaos all around."

By: IANS | Lucknow | Updated: October 25, 2016 2:03 pm
Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP, Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party, UP Akhilesh yadav majority, news, latest news, India news, national news, Uttar Pradesh news State BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya told the media that the government had lost its majority and the time had come for the Chief Minister to prove he had the numbers in the house. (source: PTI)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to prove his majority in the Uttar Pradesh assembly. The BJP’s demand came amid a deepening strife within the Samajwadi Party, with Akhilesh Yadav sacking four ministers and the Samajwadi leadership retaliating by ousting Ram Gopal Yadav, a senior leader.

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State BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya told the media that the government had lost its majority and the time had come for the Chief Minister to prove he had the numbers in the house.

Maurya added that as the battle for supremacy in Uttar Pradesh’s first family was unfolding, people’s problems have been sidelined. “There is no one to hear the people, there is chaos all around.”