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BJP will win 74 plus seats in UP: Ravi Kishan

IANS  |  Gorakhpur 

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate has said that the party will win more than 74 (of the 80) seats in in the elections.

The told IANS that is a prestigious seat for the BJP. Denying any challenge from any group, he said it is BJP's and Yogi Adityanath's fort.

On the BJP's defeat in in the 2018 by-election, Kishan said: "Workers were over confident at that time but it proved to be costly. People are repenting that time and have decided to bring (Narendra) Modi again. The coalition will be defeated."

"Everyone knows that Modi is fighting for the poor. After May 23, everyone will get to know their level. Modiji will again come to power with a huge majority," he said.

Kishan was the candidate from Jaunpur in the 2014 On shifting to the BJP, he said: "did not respect me. I contested only because (General Secretary) asked me to. At that time, there was a Modi wave. Afer losing, nobody called."

When asked about being an outsider in Gorakhpur, the said he is emotionally attached to the place and is not an outsider.

Asked what his future course of action would be if he wins, Kishan said: "On the lines of the National School of Drama, a theatre hub will be established in Gorakhpur. Youth from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and will be given opportunity."



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 18:06 IST