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Yogi’s latest: Kejriwal has started reciting Hanuman Chalisa, Owaisi will follow suit

Delhi elections: Yogi Adityanath's latest jibe comes a day after Arvind Kejriwal told a news channel that he did not need BJP's endorsement on being a Hindu and recited the 'Hanuman Chalisa' on stage.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 4, 2020 9:28:46 pm
Yogi’s latest: Kejriwal has started reciting Hanuman Chalisa, Owaisi will follow suit Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attacks Arvind Kejriwal ahead of Delhi elections. (Source: Twitter/@BJP4Delhi)

Stepping up attack on his rivals ahead of the forthcoming Delhi elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tuesday took a jibe at AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi and said that after Arvind Kejriwal, he would also start reciting ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ in the coming days.

“Now Arvind Kejriwal has started reciting the ‘Hanuman Chalisa’. In coming days, you will see Owaisi reciting the same. This will certainly happen,” Adityanath said while addressing a poll rally in Kirari in northwest Delhi.

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s latest jibe comes a day after Kejriwal told a news channel that he did not need BJP’s endorsement on being a Hindu and recited the ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ on stage. Follow Delhi Elections 2020 LIVE updates 

Adityanath said the opposition, including Kejriwal, was unable to digest the fact that there is a resolution to problems plaguing the country. He also cited the BJP government’s decision to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and the Ayodhya temple.

On Monday, Adityanath had asked a gathering in West Delhi’s Uttam Nagar: “Would you do work that will bring prosperity in this nation or in Pakistan?” Campaigning for BJP’s Uttam Nagar candidate in Bindapur, he said that Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal “becomes glad when Pakistan is happy”.

Adityanath was speaking in the context of the abrogation of Article 370, which had granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that when the Article was scrapped, Kejriwal and Congress’s Rahul Gandhi were “speaking the same language” as Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who had termed the move “illegal” and liable to further spoil relations between the two nations.

With PTI inputs

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