Shah, in Maharajganj and Jaunpur districts of the region to address BJP booth workers, also said that successive governments under the SP and the BSP made Purvanchal a “corridor of terrorism”, while the BJP gave the “eastern highway and (a) defence corridor”.
A list of about 30 leaders from each Lok Sabha constituency is being prepared, which includes former MLAs, sitting MLAs, former MPs, district and city presidents, PCC office bearers like general secretary, secretary, district level heads of different departments.
A sizeable share of the budget has been allocated to central government schemes. For example, Rs 6,240 crore has been set aside for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, Rs 6,000 crore under Swachh Bharat Mission Rural and Rs 3,488 crore under the MGNREGS.
As some Opposition members stood on their seats and others tried to push their way towards the Governor, SP legislator Subhas Pasi, who represents Saidpur constituency, fainted in the Well of the House.
Bhagwat said that women did not want to enter the Sabarimala temple despite the Supreme Court order lifting age restrictions, and that is why women were brought from Sri Lanka and made to enter through the back door.