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Harveer Dabas | TNN

Uttar Pradesh: 'Wind in our favour', says SP chief, appeals to BSP voters again

BIJNOR: Days after the cancellation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flight to Bijnor due to "bad weather", Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav while addressing a poll gathering along with RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary in Bijnor on Thursday, said, "The aircraft of lies will not land in Uttar Pradesh this time."

"We are multicoloured people and take everyone along. This time, we have to remove single-coloured people. They are involved in the destruction of communal harmony," Yadav said at the joint public event to garner votes for alliance candidate Neeraj Chaudhary.

Yadav further said, "Public enthusiasm in the first phase of polling (on Thursday) shows that wind is blowing in favour of the alliance. Only a few days are left for change now. 'Delhi wale' (BJP leaders) say that they had seen two boys earlier also. But, they do not know that this time these two boys are sons of farmers, and this poll is about respect and rights of farmers."

Making a fresh appeal to 'Ambedkarwadis', Yadav said, "They are building a new Parliament and would ruin the Constitution by BR Ambedkar. 'Ambedkarwadis' (followers of Ambedkar) should come with 'Samajwadis' (socialists) to save the Constitution and democracy. If these are not saved, just think what will happen to our rights." He added: "Even corpses were not given respect and thrown in Ganga." Attacking CM Yogi Adityanath's claim of disbursement of cane dues within 14 days, Chaudhary said, "They are liars. The cane dues of Bijnor-based Bilai Sugarmill, for instance, are still pending. Bijnor is a 'karm bhoomi' of (late PM) Chaudhary Charan Singh. The sun is shining here and the weather is favourable for the alliance."

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