Tejasvi Surya was picked over the wife of late Union minister H N Ananth Kumar, a six-time MP from the constituency. Surya will have to rely heavily on BJP and RSS local network in a constituency that has been with the BJP since 1996
“The final report has suggested two alternatives, each of which is an absolute number of polling stations. The Commission is already doing a lot more than what has been recommended by the committee,” said a source
RLD president Ajit Singh is contesting from Muzaffarnagar, and his son and party deputy Jayant Chaudhary from Baghpat. The Congress did not field candidates on either seat, making way for a bipolar contest between the RLD and the BJP.
Rajnath Singh said that Rajiv Gandhi used to say that when he sends 100 paise, hardly 16 paise reaches Delhi, but today when the Centre sends subsidy of Rs 100 through direct benefit transfer, all the money goes into the beneficiary’s account.