All eyes on crucial upcoming Assembly Polls in Uttar Pradesh, the poster war is getting intense with every passing day. Both Congress, BJP and other parties are not leaving any chance to counter rebels and grab maximum votes.
In recent poster by the minority wing of BJP in Gorakhpur district, Yogi Adityanath has been shown riding a tiger and opposition leaders like Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Asaduddin Owaisi and Rahul Gandhi have been put over donkeys.
Titled as 'Abki bar Yogi Sarkar', this come after Rahul Gandhi was shown as Singham in a recent poster released by Congress in the state.
Post this, an environment of blame game started as some leaders titled it as bizarre and rest straight away lodged action against it.
A report by news daily quoted following reactions:
Irfan Ahmad, the state executive member of BJP minority wing said, "We want to see Yogi Adityanath as CM and we are sure BJP will rock in the 2017 polls."
The Samajwadi Party president, Mohsin Khan stated that the party believes in non-violence and only violent people ride a tiger.
The state president of AIMIM, Sameer Siddiqui said, "We will stage a demonstration against the poster. BJP wants to arouse communal feelings, which is condemnable."
A BSP leader, Brijesh Kumar mentioned that the poster is exposing the actual face of BJP and it is condemnable.
Anwar Hussain, a Congress functionary on the released poster of BJP said, "It shows the mental state of BJP. A saint can't ride a lion. Those opposed to minorities are now taking their support."