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UP model of dealing with goons gaining popularity: BJP leader

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The model of dealing with crime and criminals is "gaining popularity" across the country, has claimed.

He also said the BJP will win because of the plethora of development works done in the state in the last two years.

"The UP model of dealing with goons is gaining popularity in the country," the told PTI, ahead of the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls on May 19.

"On May 13, the and High Court had asked and to go the way for dealing with goons and their disruptive actions," said.

He said after became chief minister, the state witnessed "a plethora of development works in different spheres, ranging from improvement in law and order to improvement in the life of people by providing them houses, toilets, and electricity".

The development works by the government was done keeping in mind the interest of the last person, and because of this, the BJP will win the Lok Sabha elections, said.

Earlier presenting a report card on completion of two years in office on March 19, Adityanath had said, "There is zero-tolerance for crime and criminals, and 73 criminals have been killed in 3,300 police encounters."

"Over 8,000 criminals were arrested, while 1,000 were injured. Unfortunately, half-a-dozen police jawans also attained martyrdom in the encounters," he had said.

Since March 2017, 13,886 criminals have withdrawn their bail application and surrendered before courts, a official said.

However, media management committee member said, "The tall claims made by the BJP and the are baseless and devoid of any fact."

"In the past two years, the government has only changed the names of places and inaugurated the work done by others," he claimed.

Kumar exuded confidence that the will spring a surprise and win a number of seats in Uttar Pradesh.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 14:51 IST