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Yogi hits back at Siddaramaiah, Congress

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

Minister has accused his counterpart of killing Hindus, and of instigating communal rift, thus taking the ministers' long-standing beef to a new level.

Taking a dig at Siddaramaiah's recent statement about him being a Hindu, the over-a-minute-long video, posted on Uttar Pradesh's Twitter handle on Saturday, shows pictures of 12 Hindus, who were killed in the last two to three years in

The post added, "But when questioned by Yogi, he (Siddaramaiah) calls himself a Hindu."

The attack also took into fold chief for his numerous temple visits during the Assembly election, and his proclamation of being a Hindu, and accused him of using religion to create communal rift in the country.

"Had you worked even a speck in the last five years, then the 'Rajkunvar' of need not have been making recipes," comes the remark in the video.

The video also highlighted the 1002 cases of farmers's suicide in in the current fiscal year, corruption cases against

Earlier, Adityanath, while addressing a rally in Bengaluru, accused of intermixing religion and politics, thus following the footsteps of Congress ahead of the Assembly polls in

He further questioned Siddaramaiah on why he was "endorsing beef eaters" if he was a Hindu, to which the latter promptly responded that Hindus did eat beef, and questioned Aditynaath's right to criticise the people's

Siddaramaiah also termed Adityanath's governance in as 'Jungle Raj' and opined that the latter could "learn a lot" from him.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 11:20 IST