BJP RESOLUTION OUT, YOGI PRAISES MODI GOVERNANCE, INCLUDING COVID AND CLIMATE CHANGE

In the National Executive Meeting of the BJP on Sunday, Chief Ministers of poll-bound states made presentations on the upcoming elections for 2022, one of which was by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Yogi proposed the party’s resolution that praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, along with three other Chief Ministers from poll-bound states.

 

When asked about why Yogi was selected for such a task, Finance minister Nirmala Sitaramn asked “Why not?’, adding that he heads the largest state in the country, and praising his governance. The presentation given by the UP CM also slammed the opposition for ‘opportunism’, and acting with a mindset of ‘extreme hate’. Yogi, predicted a victory for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh in the 2022 assembly elections. The resolution put forth was largely spent on praising Narendra Modi for the handing of COvid-19, vaccinations and his stand on climate change following his visit to COP26 last week. 

 

While briefing the resolution, Sitaraman also added that it contained a criticism of West Bengal’s Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee for ‘sponsored violence’ against BJP workers. BJP President of the Tamil Nadu faction K Annamalai seconded the resolution with Union Ministers G Kishan Reddy who is from Telangana and Odisha MP Ashwini Vaishnaw. It stated that BJP put up ‘admirable performances in Bihar, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and West Bengal and other bypolls and local elections. On the farmers’ protest, Sitaraman repeated that the government was willing to ‘talk’ with the farmers. 

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