Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers accept the challenge of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi. . More recently, Owaisi had said that his party would not allow Yogi to become the Chief Minister again in the year 2022. CM Yogi’s statement came at a time when, in the district panchayat elections held in UP, BJP won a record victory by winning 67 out of 75 seats.
Responding to Owaisi’s statement, Yogi Adityanath said, “Owaisi is a big leader of our country. If he has challenged BJP in the 2022 assembly elections, then BJP workers have accepted his challenge. There is no doubt that in 2022 BJP will form the government again in UP and we will win more than 300 seats.
On the stellar performance of BJP in the election of district panchayat presidents, Yogi said that it is the result of the welfare policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Yogi thanked the BJP workers and expressed confidence that the party would win more than 300 seats this time.
A few days back, Owaisi had said in a rally that his party AIMIM would do everything possible to ensure that the BJP government is not formed again in UP. Owaisi said, “We will not allow Yogi to become the Chief Minister of UP again. Everything is possible if we work hard. We will try our best to ensure that BJP does not come to power again in UP.”
It is expected that AIMIM will contest 100 seats in Muslim-dominated areas of UP. AIMIM has decided to contest the assembly elections in association with Om Prakash Rajbhar-led Partnership Sankalp Morcha (BSM).
BJP’s enthusiasm has increased by winning 67 out of 75 Zilla Panchayat President seats ahead of next year’s assembly elections. Praising CM Yogi for this, PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah said that the public has rewarded development, public service and smoothening of law and order. Prime Minister Modi also said that the credit for the party’s performance goes to Yogi Adityanath and party workers.