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State scan: A sounding board for 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh

The UP civic polls, which political pundits have likened to a proverbial semifinal ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, will be held in two phases, on May 4 and 11, before counting on May 13

Yogi Adityanath with BJP MP Hema Malini
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with BJP MP Hema Malini at a rally ahead of UP municipal elections in Mathura

Virendra Singh Rawat

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Vigorous campaigning is on in the state for the coming municipal elections, with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath leading the charge for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Last week he was in Agra, Mathura, and Vrindavan. Addressing a rally in Agra, 
 
he said: “Agra will soon have a metro train. A hundred electric buses are in service in the city. The Agra Municipal Corporation has increased the area under its coverage after 37 years, since there is no shortage of finance in the AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) scheme under the BJP’s twin-engine government.”
 
The UP civic polls,

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First Published: Apr 30 2023 | 9:49 PM IST

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