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Kairana 'exodus', love jihad key issues for BJP in UP polls: Adityanath

A BJP MP had claimed that nearly 350 Hindus had left Kairana over alleged threats and extortion

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Amidst hectic electioneering in Uttar Pradesh, firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath on Saturday again sought to play the religious card, saying the alleged exodus of Hindus from Kairana and 'love jihad' were important issues for the party. BJP, he said, will not let Western Uttar Pradesh turn into another Kashmir, a reference to the forced migration of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in the 1990s. "Issues like Hindu exodus from Kairana, love jihad and women's safety will dominate the poll scene," he said at an event organised by a news ...

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First Published: Sat, February 04 2017. 15:11 IST
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