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SP, BSP poison to development, they cheated people when in power: Yogi

He accused the SP-BSP combine and Congress of harbouring 'divisive' intentions

Press Trust of India  |  Basti/Sant Kabirnagar (UP) 

Yogi Adityanath, Hindutva posterboy, has lost sheen following the BJP's poll reverses in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh, where he had addressed more than 75 rallies
file photo of Yogi Adityanath | Photo: PTI

Accusing the SP and the BSP of cheating people when in power, on Wednesday said only the BJP can deliver on development, good governance and national security fronts.

"The state got chief ministers from SP and BSP seven times but they kept cheating the people in the name of development... SP and BSP are a poison to development, while Modiji will wreak havoc on terrorism and anti-nationals," the said addressing an election rally in Basti.

In Sant Kabirnagar, he said "on one side is the BJP which is fighting terrorism and naxalism, while on the other is the alliance of SP-BSP and which are supportive of terrorism in the country."

"Only BJP can give development , good governance and security in the country," Yogi stressed.

"For the SP and BSP, only four districts were important which was supplied and the remaining 71 used to go without power.... Our effort is that every village and house get power round the clock in two years' time," the remarked.

The said the country's dignity and honour has risen at the global level under

He accused the SP-BSP combine and of harbouring "divisive" intentions.

"There is only one slogan which is heard all over the country, be it women, men or the youth....phir ek baar , Modi sarkar," he said.

Giving an account of the works undertaken by his government in the state , specially in the sugar sector, he warned that "doors of the jails have been kept open" for sugar mill owners who are not making payments of the farmers and said that sugarcane cane crushing activities" will continue till there was produce with the farmers.

First Published: Wed, May 01 2019. 18:25 IST