Asserting that black money hoarders are “worried” post demonetisation, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Satruday questioned UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati as to why they are “feeling troubled” and giving “illogical” statements opposing the move. “Black money hoarded by some people turned into scrap overnight that’s why such people are worried. But why Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati are worried after demonetisation?,” Naqvi was quoted as questioning at a rally in Bareilly.
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Addressing BJP’s ‘Parivartan Yatra’ at three places here, Naqvi accused SP and BSP of ruining the state and asserted only the saffron party can bring about development in the poll-bound state.
“Babua (Akhilesh) and Bua (Mayawati) of Uttar Pradesh are feeling troubled after demonetisation…their illogical opposition to the move has exposed the SP and BSP completely.
Naqvi’s “Babua and Bua” dig at Akhilesh and Mayawati was in reference with the Chief Minister and his predecessor calling each other as so few days ago while exchanging barbs.
Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking the “bold and decisive” action against corruption, the Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) dubbed the demonetisation, a “rashtraniti” (nation’policy)
Alluding to the recent feud within the Samajwadi Party, particularly between the CM and his uncle Shivpal Yadav, Naqvi stated that people of Uttar Pradesh are “fed up” with the “chacha and bhatija”.
“The people want change in the government; they have decided to bring back the BJP in the state with a complete majority. Only the BJP can take the state forward on the path of development,” the Union minister said.
Alleging “worst” law and order situation been the norm in Uttar Pradesh during SP and BSP regimes, Naqvi charged the SP with failing to act against land and mining mafia during its past five-year rule.
Naqvi said the Modi government at Centre has been working for the socio-economic-educational empowerment of farmers, dalits and weaker sections including minorities.
Schemes such as ‘Jan Dhan Yojana’ and ‘Ujjwala Yojana’ have proved to be a “guarantee of progress” for the last person of the society. More than one crore free of cost LPG connections have been given to poor families under the ‘Ujjwala’ scheme, the BJP leader said.
“About 34 lakh gas connections have been given in Uttar Pradesh by the Centre. Also the Modi government has been working on a mission to provide house to all by 2022,” he added.