Yogi Adityanath does not visit Lucknow Eidgah, Akhilesh Yadav takes swipe

It has been customary for Uttar Pradesh chief ministers to visit an Eidgah on the occasion of Eid, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramazan.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: June 26, 2017 7:06 pm
Yogi adityanath, Eid, Akhilesh Yadav Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. PTI Photo

Deviating from the usual practice, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath did not visit the Eeidgah in Lucknow on Monday on the occasion of Eid, prompting his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav to take a swipe at him. However, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma visited the Eidgah.

Reacting to Adityanath’s absence, Samajwadi Party president Yadav told reporters, “I am a former chief minister… I am here. He (Adityanath) should tell why he did not come.” It has been customary for Uttar Pradesh chief ministers to visit an Eidgah on the occasion of Eid, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramazan.

Adityanath, however, greeted the people on Eid and noted that the festival is a special occasion where the message of joy and peace is spread to the world. “This festival of happiness enhances the spirit of mutual brotherhood as well as strengthening social unity. It gives everyone a message of peace and harmony in society,” he said.

Governor Ram Naik also visited the Eidgah and extended greetings to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid. The deputy chief minister said, “On one side there is Eidgah and on the other Ramlila is played (in Aishbagh). This is an area of Ali and Bajrangbali and when both unite it gives strength to democracy.”

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    Vishal
    Jun 28, 2017 at 5:17 am
    It doesn't means at the CM position that everyone follow his predecessor and do act like that. If you want then go and greet all of them and if you don't want then no one force you. Everyone want to convince thing between Hindu and Muslim but this thing will not happen in future also to live friendly with Muslim, you can do with other except Muslim.
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    1. M.n. Rao
      Jun 27, 2017 at 2:10 pm
      Did any of the J K CMs ever visit any temple on any festival occasion? Or VP Hamid Ansari visit Birla Mandir? Or... or.... or....
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        NOOR AHMED
        Jun 27, 2017 at 9:15 am
        Yogi tum Muslim ki aulad ho
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          NOOR AHMED
          Jun 27, 2017 at 9:10 am
          Mada Yogi tere bure din shuru hone wale hai
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            Vishal
            Jun 28, 2017 at 5:18 am
            Tu aapni dekh CM ko challnege karne se pahle
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              shoheb ali
              Jun 28, 2017 at 6:23 am
              Sher k nikalane k baad rote rahte hai tu bhi ro rha hai to naya kya h
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            2. Jigs Khanna
              Jun 27, 2017 at 8:45 am
              Where it is written in the cons ution or otherwise that it is incumbent upon a Chief Minister of a state to attend Eidgah or any relegious place .It is optional .If Yogi has not visited Eidgah on the eve of Eid, why there is a fuss.
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              1. md qadeer
                Jun 27, 2017 at 10:14 am
                Well on that logic where in Indian cons ution it was written that vandemataram should be say by everyone. That's what we are dying if we won't say vandemataram y there is lots of fiss from ur bhakts???? Well when matters are suitable for u then u talk about cons ution, when not suitable u people talks about cons ution. Shame on u guys, nd bye Da way we also DT need people like yogi's visit at eidgah, his heart is filled with total hatred against us. So it is better for us also he doesn't visit eidgah.
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