Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday alleged irregularities in the Bihar Assembly polls and claimed that the opposition Grand Alliance was poised to win the election however “could not do so at the last moment”.
“We wanted to talk about the irregularities done with us (in Uttar Pradesh), but a more serious one has happened in Bihar. Tejashwi Yadav was poised to make his government but could not do so at the last moment. All those who have faith in democratic values are unhappy today and asking if this is how elections will be fought,” he informed reporters right here.
Yadav claimed that with solely 14,000 extra votes, the opposition alliance would have emerged as victorious in Bihar. “The Bihar election was more nail-biting than the US (presidential) polls. I do not know which trick the BJP used. This is the speciality of the BJP,” the previous Uttar Pradesh chief minister mentioned.
He mentioned elections right now have turn into arithmetic.
“The BJP uses everything to win elections. I can give an example and also play a video to prove as to how all the officials, from the DM to police, were involved (in Uttar Pradesh). At some places, even during the checking of the body temperature while the voters were going in to cast their votes, they were threatened that such a temperature would be shown which would directly shift them to a hospital and ambulances were also deployed,” Yadav mentioned.
He asserted that the SP wouldn’t depart the trail of improvement come what might and claimed that the social gathering’s schemes have been being repackaged by the present BJP-led authorities.
“I can say it on record that we had given farmers and women pension. Maximum bank accounts and bank branches were opened during the SP regime and online transfer of money had also started, but this government only indulges in publicity and we will also do the same now,” Yadav mentioned.
He additionally hit out on the Yogi Adityanath authorities in Uttar Pradesh for its claims of giving 50 lakh jobs, asking it to identify the departments the place these jobs have been offered. He additionally requested what occurred to the claims of investments value over Rs 4 lakh crore in the state, as claimed by the federal government.
“When the time comes, we will bring a scheme and spell out the details of where we will be giving jobs to youngsters,” the SP president mentioned.
At least three farmers of Ayodhya additionally spoke on the press convention and recounted their issues by the hands of officers over land acquisition in their villages for the Sri Ram Airport and improvement of Ayodhya.
They alleged that the officers have been harassing them for signing the settlement underneath which their land is being acquired at very low charges. They additionally mentioned they met Chief Minister Adityanath over the problem, after which the atrocities of the officers went up.
Assuring all doable assist from his social gathering to the farmers of Dharampur, Ganja and Kutia gram sabhas who recounted their issues, Yadav mentioned the federal government is taking land for a pious work and wishes to present a giant coronary heart and revise the circle fee as there’s by no means any dearth of cash for it to serve folks.
He mentioned the compensation quantity for the farmers of those villages needs to be six instances greater than what they’re being provided.
Citing the instance of the Agra-Lucknow expressway, the SP chief mentioned the land for it was acquired after giving compensation to the satisfaction of the farmers. PTI SAB SMI RC