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
narendra modi, pm modi, Deen Dayal Upadhyay, jan sangh, india news Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Source: PTI)

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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                    mathimathi
                    Oct 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm
                    Modi may be bluffing in Lucknow. 10 HEADs Ravana NAWAZ surrounded him in LOC. he was firing shot with a Fake BA MA 47 49 56 at him Ravan NAWAZ like a Ram.
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                      mathimathi
                      Oct 10, 2016 at 4:15 pm
                      To how many days fooling Indian Peoples about scams through the Bharatiya jumlavi party also has lots of scams like one Example Vyapam thriller running.
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                        Hari
                        Oct 10, 2016 at 5:07 pm
                        Malayalam and Mayawati have ruined UP by looting recklessly in last 25 years. Both leaders ruled UP but no tangible progress is visible anywhere in the state except making stone images worth thousand of crores by Mayawati. The people are fade up with dramas of CORRUPT AND ANTI-PEOPLE POLITICIANS who are wasting public money on pomp and shows while billion of people are suffering due to rampant corruption compelling people to live in poverty and backwardness where even basic necessities are not provided by govt. What is an alternative for people specially youths of the country who are running pillars to post for post of peons, sweepers and other menials jobs which are not available for them while illiterate sons and daughters of politicians are holding top posts in govt as CM, DyCM, ministers and other posts? Laloo and Mulayam's families are glaring examples when both illiterate sons of Laloo are made DyCM and minister in Bihar by Nitish Kumar and all members of Mulayam's families are holding important posts in UP govt. Rahul is another example who is dreaming for PM at the cost of nation bringing poverty and backwardness all over the country so that stan can launch a mive attack on India if such a weak person is made PM of India. What is an alternative for educated and qualified youths of UP who have no future ? So this is the responsibility of youths of UP to oust all corrupt and non-performing parties like SP, BSP and CONGRESS in embly election.
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                          Real Truth
                          Oct 10, 2016 at 3:14 pm
                          The good thing about Samawadi party is that it's politicians don't engage in politics. Certainly not opportunistic politics.
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                            Sanchayan Sarkar
                            Oct 11, 2016 at 5:58 am
                            Shame on SP . So much insecurity . Can't a Prime Minister visit any state he/she feels like ? What a non sense comment from SP . Din't expect this . An extremely naive move
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                              susan
                              Oct 10, 2016 at 8:24 pm
                              if he himself have to visit everywhr whats d use of keeping different ministers.. dnt speak foul without brain
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                                Nathan
                                Oct 11, 2016 at 3:11 am
                                All Mayawati did earlier was to leave thousands of concrete elephants everywhere for the people of UP. Do they want more?
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                                  Nathan
                                  Oct 11, 2016 at 3:09 am
                                  If he is without brain, to use your own language, how come stan finds itself without friends today?
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                                    Nathan
                                    Oct 11, 2016 at 3:06 am
                                    If the ruling party takes credit for the strike, so be it. There is nothing wrong if the govt. takes credit for their decisions. The same thing happened earlier and nobody raised any objections like this time. Even the Commies were silent then. Now why all this noise?
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                                      Nathan
                                      Oct 11, 2016 at 3:13 am
                                      The present PM is one of the very few politicians not tainted by corruption. He has already managed to eradicate corruption to a large extend at the centre. Give him more time so that India will be rid of these corrupt self-seeking politicians who always think of the vote bank first and India second.
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                                        Nathan
                                        Oct 11, 2016 at 3:07 am
                                        Unfortunately, the father and son duo thinks otherwise. SP is also a dynasty and they think UP belongs to them.
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                                          gopal
                                          Oct 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm
                                          But Modi has no time to visir any state. Best time is to visit at time of election to fool people and blind fooled supporters are making huge noise.
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