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Akhilesh, Yogi trade barbs over Modi's poll appeal

IANS  |  Lucknow 

A war of words erupted between Minister and Yadav on Wednesday after urged several prominent personalities to encourage people to come out and vote in large numbers.

Former Minister Yadav was quick to take a dig at the "Felt happy as the is appealing to the for great change.

"I also appeal to the citizens to vote in high numbers and choose a new Prime Minister," Yadav wrote on attaching Modi's tweet in which he tagged leaders of the Opposition's Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance).

The tagged leaders included Tejashwi Yadav, as well as Presidents of the Rahul Gandhi, Trinamool Mamata Banerjee, Party (NCP) Sharad Pawar, Mayawati, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MK and

Adityanath hit back at his predecessor with a series of tweets listing his government's achievements in the past two years. He said all the criminals had vanished from and not a single riot has happened in the state during his tenure.

"If steps out of his house then only he shall know the reality of villages. If I would tell the truth then he would not be able to show his face," he wrote.



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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 13:30 IST