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Adityanath addresses ABVP event, is greeted with chants of Jai Shree Ram

He spoke for more than 40 minutes and only on Hindutva

Yogi Adityanath. Photo: PTI

Yogi Adityanath. Photo: PTI

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In the midst of the Maharashtra crisis, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP)  — the student wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — held its national convention at Agra earlier this week. The main speaker was Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. It was odd that Adityanath, who had once patronised and actively supported the formation of the Hindu Vahini, an organisation parallel to the ABVP, should have decided to address a convention of a rival body.

That apart, the atmosphere at the convention was electric. As the chief guest arrived, there were slogans of Jai Shri Ram, Zor se

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First Published: Nov 30 2019 | 9:34 PM IST

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