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Samajwadi Party Accuses BJP Of Rigging Bypolls, Intimidating Voters

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UP: Samajwadi Party Accuses BJP Of Rigging Bypolls, Intimidating Voters

Two Lok Sabha seats are going for bypolls in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

Lucknow:

The Samajwadi Social gathering on Wednesday wrote to the Election Fee alleging the ruling BJP was utilizing authorities equipment to win the bypoll to Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha seats, and demanded the ballot physique to situation directives free of charge and truthful elections.

Forward of the polling on Thursday, Samajwadi Social gathering (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav requested individuals to stay alert to the “lies” of the BJP and appealed them to vote for SP candidates within the bypolls.

The opposition social gathering, in its letter to the Chief Electoral Officer, Uttar Pradesh, claimed intimidation of voters, makes an attempt of rigging by the BJP and blocking votes of SP, within the bypolls slated for June 23.

The letter acknowledged that strict orders must be issued to officers for conducting free, clear and truthful elections, in addition to cease the misuse of presidency equipment.

SP state unit president Naresh Uttam Patel stated the saffron social gathering was hell-bent on misusing energy as a result of worry of defeat. Conspiracies are being made to implicate Samajwadi Social gathering staff in false circumstances, he stated.

The social gathering stated, in its letter, that in lots of villages in Sagadi, Gopalpur and Mehnagar meeting constituency of Azamgarh, SP staff and village heads are being threatened by the administration below the stress of the federal government.

It has additionally been learnt {that a} listing of lively staff of the SP has been ready by native BJP leaders and staff to cease the voters of the social gathering and disrupt voting, it stated.

The listing has been given to police in order that these staff may be picked up from their homes with the assistance of respective station home officers, it alleged.

The social gathering additionally alleged that the ministers of the BJP authorities are forcing police station heads and authorities officers to win the elections.

The SP president, in an announcement, appealed to the voters to make sure the victory of social gathering candidates Dharmendra Yadav and Asim Raza in Azamgarh and Rampur, respectively.

“You (voters) ought to stay alert to the lies unfold by the BJP. The saffron social gathering is deceptive individuals by circulating lies on social media. Each ‘Netaji’ (Mulayam Singh Yadav) and myself should not outsiders, however members of the family for Azamgarh individuals. We each have been despatched to parliament by the individuals of Azamgarh,” he stated.

For the individuals of Rampur, Akhilesh Yadav stated, “Azam Khan modified the face of Rampur with many growth initiatives, and did great work within the subject of schooling. I attraction to individuals to vote for SP candidates in each the seats.” “Folks of Rampur are fed up with inflation, corruption and ‘bulldozer’. No matter growth it has was completed below the earlier SP regime,” he stated.

The SP chief asserted that voters of Azamgarh and Rampur are conscious that the BJP is a menace to democracy.

“The BJP is conspiring to finish the human rights assured within the structure. Black legal guidelines are being imposed on the general public. Not solely girls, even minor women have gotten victims of rape. Scholarships are being snatched from college students, ration from the poor, and honorarium from the farmers. The youth are victims of unemployment. Inflation can also be on the rise,” he stated.

Mr Yadav additionally went on to say that individuals take into account the Samajwadi Social gathering as the one possibility.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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