The prabhat pheri, a senior Congress leader said, was a strategy used during the Independence movement where the Dal volunteers would go around trying to bring about a sense of unity amongst the people.
The pilot project will see the selected schools in Lucknow, Allahabad, Agra, Mathura, Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Ghaziabad offer training in at least two of the four foreign languages — French, German, Spanish and Japanese — depending on the number of students applying for the same.
The SP has been circulating photographs of former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav laying the foundation stone on December 22, 2016. Meanwhile, UP Minister for Infrastructure and Industries, Satish Mahana, called the 2016 stone-laying ceremony fraudulent.
Referring to the recent murder of gangster Munna Bajrangi inside the Baghpat jail as an “ishwariya vyawastha”, BJP’s Bairia MLA Surendra Singh told reporters that “due to the delay in constitutional justice, god inspired someone to do the act”.
Running 354 km, it will complete a link by expressways between UP’s east and west. Expressways from Noida in the west to Agra (165 km), and then from Agra to Lucknow (302 km), are already in place, before this extends to Ghazipur in the east, a total of over 800 km.
The visit is significant considering that Azamgarh is neither the starting nor the end point for the 353-km long project. It is, however, the parliamentary constituency of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh.
Preparing to counter a united opposition in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has scheduled visits by its top leaders, including the prime minister and the party president, to the state.
Targeting the Opposition for playing politics over icons, Prime Minister said that after Kabir, there came Ravidas, Mahatma Gandhi and B R Ambedkar, who made efforts in their own ways to remove inequality from society.
When Aurangzeb began torturing Kashmiri Pandits, to free themselves, a group of Kashmiri Pandits met Guru Tegh Bahadur in Delhi and told him about their sufferings and how they were being forcibly converted.
With the 2019 general elections around the corner, Bharti said that “Ram bhakti” should not be linked with winning and losing, and that the construction of a “magnificent temple” in Ayodhya is “a matter of national pride”.