With last day’s massive mahapanchayat rally of farmers in Muzaffarnagar, the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh could be approached from a different campaign strategy. The organizers of the gathering on Sunday said that they will be moving forward with a strong campaign to defeat the Yogi government. This has brought concerns within the party, where a few leaders came out with sympathetic tweets claiming the government should ‘listen’ to the farmers, whereas few disregarding it as an ‘election plan’. The BJP’s poll narratives are going to be centered around ram Mandir, love Jihad, Law and several welfare schemes brought in the yogi government, however the farmers protests have shown to gain great momentum in the state.
The farm unions opposed to the BJP may find it easy to construct a narrative surrounding the unjust treatment of farmers but the geographical challenge is present. Most farmers movements are consolidated in western UP region and they’ll have to expand their influence.
Rakesh Tikait has attracted people from all political spectrums with his fiery speeches and religiously neutral slogans. Though many farm groups are with the opposition it’ll be still a challenge to ask farm unions who stand with the ruling party to move away from their traditional allies.
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