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CPI claims BJP treating UP polls as do-or-die battle to ensure victory

The CPI On Friday Claimed That The BJP Is Treating The Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls As A Do-or-die Battle To Ensure Victory Of Its Nominee In The Upcoming Presidential Election.

PTI | Updated on: 17 Feb 2017, 07:10:01 PM
CPI claims BJP treating UP polls as do-or-die battle to ensure victory

Lucknow:

The CPI on Friday claimed that the BJP is treating the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls as a do-or-die battle to ensure victory of its nominee in the upcoming Presidential election.

“The result of Uttar Pradesh polls are most important for the Presidential election slated for July. The BJP wants to ensure that a person of RSS background enters the Rashtrapati Bhawan,” CPI National Secretary Atul Kumar Anjaan claimed.

President Pranab Mukherjee’s tenure as the Head of the State ends in July. He had assumed office on July 25, 2012.

“BJP will need votes of MLAs for seeing its candidate through to the highest constitutional post and the results of Punjab, Uttarakhand and UP elections will be deciding factors.  So these elections are most important for the party,” he said.

“Keeping this in mind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers are going all out in Uttar Pradesh polls and treating it as do-or-die battle,” the CPI leader claimed.

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First Published : 17 Feb 2017, 07:04:00 PM

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