PM Narendra Modi’s Lucknow visit a case of opportunistic politics: SP

"It doesn’t auger very well for a political party or a senior leader to remember the common man only before the elections," SP spokesperson said.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Updated: October 10, 2016 9:11 pm
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The Samajwadi Party on Monday reiterated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s view that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Lucknow on Tuesday is a clear case of “opportunistic politics” done for votes.

Party spokesman Gaurav Bhatia told ANI “This is nothing but opportunistic politics only for the sake of votes. It doesn’t auger very well for a political party or a senior leader to remember the common man only before the elections rather there should be a genuine feeling to serve the people of the state and especially for the state of Uttar Pradesh, which has given 73 MPs to the central government.”

“We saw that the BJP government at the Centre was not even willing to respond to the letters written by the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. We have made various demands so that development could be done at a greater pace but we got no co-operation from the central government,” he added.

“What can I say about anyone going anywhere? We have to follow a protocol we will do it. I guess if elections were happening in Bihar then the Ravana would have been burnt there,” Akhilesh had told a press conference in Lucknow earlier on Monday.

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    Thimna
    Oct 10, 2016 at 5:02 pm
    You are a .
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      Ashok
      Oct 10, 2016 at 5:01 pm
      Sorry. Modi has no time to visit UP. He is busy visiting all other countries. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;But I challenge Modi to visit this country: North Korea
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        Sane Indian
        Oct 10, 2016 at 4:59 pm
        Anti National Morons
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          bitterhoney
          Oct 10, 2016 at 6:05 pm
          As Trump has a mission, Modi also has a mission - desh ki eent se eent baja do.
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            Devendra Nagar
            Oct 10, 2016 at 3:44 pm
            What about mulayam confession regarding destroying Bofors related files as defence minister?
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            PS Azurite
            Oct 10, 2016 at 5:31 pm
            Which politician is not corrupt? NO ONE is the truth! Every one play dirty politics to get vote and NOTHING MORE to talk about them! Of course, all the good politicians were vanished from power by "1967" dictator. Now one must scare about "2014" dictator who come out with different composition with the power of social media. Hard to identify the true politician which we, Indians repeatedly paying the price and we will in 2019???
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              P.THAPAR
              Oct 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm
              MODI IS ELECTED PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA AND I AM SURE LUCKNOW IS PART OF INDIA.PRIME MINISTER HAS RIGHT TO VISIT ANYWHERE IN INDIA.U.P IS NOT PERSONAL PROPERTY OF S.P
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                Nishant
                Oct 10, 2016 at 6:50 pm
                If all Modi haters have their way, Modi will have to give up breathing too.
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