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Adityanath 2.0 to navigate farm, infra projects before 2024 polls

New expressways to put UP on fast track of progress

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Economists feel that owing to the spectacular victory in the UP Assembly elections, the expectations from Aditya­nath in his second innings as chief minister are much higher

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Ahead of the high-stakes Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly polls, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had confabulated with prominent Jat leaders in the last week of January to woo the influential Western UP community amid purported anger over central farm laws.

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was jittery over the prospects of the protracted farm protests casting its shadow on the outcome of the UP polls. The gamble paid off handsomely, with the saffron party managing to win a comfortable majority in the country’s most populous state comprising 403 Assembly segments.

While the party asserted it had coasted to victory

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First Published: Mar 21 2022 | 6:04 AM IST

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