Lucknow, Dec 19 (PTI):
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of getting his telephones tapped and listening to the conversation every evening.
Yadav made the allegation while dubbing Adityanath as the most anupyogi’ (useless) chief minister and seeking to counter Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s poll formula UP+Yogi=Upyogi , aimed at asserting the utility of the Adityanath government for UP’s growth.
Yadav also promised to get conducted a caste-based census, if voted to power in UP. On Akhilesh Yadav’s remark, terming Chief Minister Adityanath as “unupyogi” (useless), BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh asked how can lodging Azam Khan and Mukhtar Ansari in jail and running bulldozer on Atiq Ahmad’s illegal property be “unupyogi”.
He asked voters to vote in the name of (Narendra) Modi and Yogi (Adityanath) and advised them not to consider caste, religion, region or money power while exercising their franchise.
A day after a string of Income Tax Department’s raids and searches at some SP leaders’ offices and residences, Yadav, while talking to reporters, also alleged that wary of its impending defeat in the upcoming assembly elections, the BJP government would be misusing various enforcement agencies more and more to persecute SP leaders in days to come.
“All our telephonic conversations have been heard. This ‘anupyogi’ chief minister himself listens to the recordings of some people every evening,” Yadav alleged.
He also asked reporters to remain alert, if you are speaking to me” and alleged that the Yogi government is running a WhatsApp University in the state.
The entire country knows that whenever the BJP is about to lose an election in any state, the frequency of the misuse of various enforcement agencies by the BJP rises, UP former Chief Minister Yadav alleged.
“The BJP is following the Congress’ way. Like the Congress, it is rearing to use the central agencies to instil fear (in rival political parties), said Yadav. Seeing the atmosphere in the state, I can say that the Yogi government will not last.
The people have made up their mind for a ‘yogya’ (able) government, said Yadav. No government could be more ‘anupyogi’ (useless) than this government, It has ruined Uttar Pradesh,” he asserted.
Lucknow, Dec 19 (PTI):