UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

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UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

Congress slammed the UP authorities for asking Rahul Gandhi to reschedule his Amethi go to. (File)

Lucknow:  The Amethi district authorities have requested Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to reschedule his proposed go to to his Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh on law-and-order grounds, leaving the opposition celebration fuming and the BJP making a counter-attack.Mr Gandhi is scheduled to go to Amethi from October Four-6.”So as to preserve law-and-order, a majority of the district police drive can be on obligation. Therefore, there can be nice inconvenience in sustaining peace. Subsequently, it’s requested that the tour be re-scheduled on any date after October 5,” a letter written by the Amethi administration to the district Congress chief mentioned.The letter, signed by District Justice of the Peace Yogesh Kumar and Superintendent of Police Poonam, added, “By means of a letter (dated September 30), it was knowledgeable go to of MP Rahul Gandhi is proposed from October Four to October 6. Nevertheless, on October 5, Durga Puja/Dussehra and Muharram will culminate at a number of locations.”

Reacting sharply to the letter, senior Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Akhilesh Singh accused the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP authorities within the state of “utilizing ways” to cease Mr Gandhi from visiting his Lok Sabha constituency.

“The Uttar Pradesh authorities is anxious and doesn’t need Rahul to go to Amethi, fearing that he may elevate points instantly associated to the general public. This scares the BJP,” he mentioned.Mr Singh added that the Yogi authorities was maybe anxious that mr Gandhi’s schedule may “eclipse” the proposed go to by BJP chief Amit Shah and Union ministers Smriti Irani and Nitin Gadkari to Amethi on October 10.

Refuting the grounds on which the authorities have requested the Congress vice-president to reschedule his go to, Mr Singh instructed PTI that by October Four, nearly all of the festivities could be over.

“In any case, Rahul is visiting his personal parliamentary constituency,” he identified.

Hitting out on the Congress, state BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi mentioned, “As an elected MP, Rahul has didn’t work for his folks and lots of the improvement schemes promised by him are mendacity incomplete.” 

Taking a dig at Mr Gandhi, he mentioned “lacking” posters of the Congress chief had been put up in Amethi up to now.

“That’s the reason, (Smriti) Irani has taken the initiative to start out these initiatives in Amethi,” mentioned Tripathi.

Ms Irani had unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election from Amethi in opposition to Mr Gandhi.

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