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UP CM Adityanath to address rally in Bihar

IANS  |  Patna 

Chief Minister is set to address a rally later this month in Bihar, considered a stronghold of and his major ally RJD chief Lalu Prasad, to mark three years of the BJP-led of Modi.

leaders are silent on whether Adityanath's rally will be a show of strength ahead of Lalu's 'maha rally' on August 27, which will be held to showcase a grand unity of non-parties at the national level before the 2019 general elections.

After its shock defeat in the October-November 2015 assembly polls, President Amit Shah has decided to use Adityanath as the new Hinduvta champion to challenge and counter the Lalu-Nitish nexus, party leaders say.

Yogi Adityanath's visit to is bound to boost the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a right-wing group founded by him, which has decided to strengthen its presence in by enrolling thousands of youths.

The group has demanded that the of set up anti-Romeo squads and take action against slaughterhouses, as in

Cow protection is one of the main objectives of the group, which has a strong presence in districts of eastern bordering

Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have already demanded that the set up anti-Romeo squads and seal slaughterhouses.



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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 17:10 IST