Highlights

  • SP said- Amit Shah has not followed the rules of Kovid
  • Amit Shah started his campaign for the UP Assembly elections from Kairana.
  • Samajwadi Party National Secretary Rajendra Chaudhary has written a letter to the Election Commission

Abhay Singh Rathore, Lucknow: All parties do not want to leave any stone unturned to win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022. In such a scenario, Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday launched a door-to-door campaign in Kairana, Shamli to bring the BJP back to power. He also distributed pamphlets to appeal to the people to vote for the BJP candidate. Home Minister Amit Shah neither wore a mask nor followed the Election Commission’s instructions regarding Corona during his campaign, for which the Samajwadi Party has now lodged a complaint with the Election Commission and demanded action.

The Election Commission has allowed door-to-door campaigning. During the first campaign, only 5 people were allowed to campaign, but later this number was increased to 10, but during Amit Shah’s door-to-door campaign, a large crowd was seen. In a letter to the Election Commission, the Samajwadi Party said that BJP leaders and activists in several assembly constituencies, including Kaira in Shamli, were campaigning against the code of conduct and the code of conduct with crowds of more than 10 people. Contrary to the instructions of the Election Commission of India, the election is being affected. In this regard, Samajwadi Party National Secretary Rajendra Chaudhary has written a letter to the Election Commission demanding that strict instructions be issued against him and action be taken against him.

In this regard, SP spokesperson Manoj Kaka said that he has demanded fair action from the Election Commission. He said that Hon’ble Amit Shah Ji, who is sitting in the highest position of the country, walks in the streets with many people. If a person does not wear a mask, even if he has not worn one, does not the epidemic law apply to him? Didn’t they openly violate? He alleged that on one hand BJP people were holding rallies and meetings and on the other hand notices were being pasted at our party office. At the same time, he said that the Samajwadi Party has also demanded the Election Commission to ban opinion polls shown on TV channels as soon as possible.

The Election Commission had on January 8 announced assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Voting for the 403-seat 18th Assembly will take place in seven phases from February 10 to March 7. The election results will come on March 10. In UP, polling will be held in seven phases on February 10, February 14, February 20, February 23, February 27, March 3 and March 7.

The first phase will see voting in 58 seats in 11 districts of Western UP on February 10, the second phase on February 14 in 55 seats in 9 districts and the third phase on February 20 in 59 seats in 16 districts. . In the fourth phase, 60 seats in nine districts, including Lucknow, will go to polls on February 23. In the fifth phase, voting will be held on February 27 for 60 seats in 11 districts, in the sixth phase for 57 seats in 10 districts on March 3 and in the seventh and final phase on March 7 for 54 seats in 9 districts. will be done. The term of the 17th Legislative Assembly is till May 15.

Elections were held in 7 phases from 11 February to 8 March 2017 for 403 seats in the 17th Assembly. In that election, the BJP won 312 seats for the first time and secured a three-quarters majority in the UP Assembly. The Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance led by Akhilesh Yadav could win 54 seats. Apart from this, Mayawati’s BSP, which has been the chief minister of the state several times, was reduced to 19 seats. This time it is being considered as a direct confrontation between the Samajwadi Party and the BJP. The BJP is contesting the elections in the face of Yogi Adityanath and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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