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Law and order at its worst in poll-bound K'taka: UP CM

ANI  |  Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

A day after said that the (BJP) is raising irrelevant issues in the poll-bound state, his counterpart, Yogi Adityanath, highlighted that the and order situation there was at its worst.

Speaking to ANI, the said, "We do not indulge in vote politics. We are more focused on poverty-stricken people, farmers and women empowerment. It is true that in Karnataka, the condition of and order is at its worst. Development and nationalism are the main issues for us and we will continue with the same in as well".

He pointed out that the and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers have been murdered in a barbaric manner there, farmers have committed suicides and and loyal employees have been demeaned.

"People will definitely give a befitting reply to the kind of governance being seen there", Adityanath stated.

Earlier on Saturday, Chief Minister said the is confident of winning and serving a second term in office in the state.

Responding to his recent tussle with his counterpart over Hinduism and most-recently, the alleged killing of Hindus, claimed that the has run out of issues to discuss, and hence are raising irrelevant ones.

"The is raising irrelevant issues in Karnataka. 'Hindutva' is the only issue they have. and are also raising the same issue, and Narendra Modi may also raise the same in the future," he said.

Karnataka will go to polls in April this year.

Congress is expected to visit Karnataka from February 10 to 12 for the first leg of the election campaign.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 18:35 IST