Shiv Sena has decided to contest all 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh elections and field its candidates in Goa as well.
UP Assembly Election 2022: Shivsena has decided to contest all 403 seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections and field its candidates in Goa as well. Shiv Sena says that this is being done to ‘teach a lesson’ to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). After a high-level meeting of Shiv Sena leaders under the leadership of state president Thakur Anil Singh, the election bugle was sounded in Lucknow. UP Shiv Sena secretary Vishwajit Singh said, “We discussed many issues ranging from education system to healthcare sector, Kovid epidemic, problems of farmers, fear of unemployment among youth etc.”Also Read – UP Assembly Election 2022: Mamta Banerjee-Akhilesh Yadav will come together for the UP elections! TMC eyeing alliance
Confirming the developments, Shiv Sena chief spokesperson and MP Sanjay Raut said that as per the existing plans, the party can field at least 100 candidates in UP and 20 in Goa elections. Singh said the (UP) regime has joined hands with the ‘mafia’, resulting in ‘jungle raj’, where sisters and daughters are not safe, and the government is a complete failure in terms of law and order. Also Read – UP Assembly Election 2022: Shiv Sena will contest on 100 seats tomorrow…
He accused the Yogi regime of not respecting the Supreme Court’s decision to give 15 per cent fee waiver to students, while youth battling unemployment and inflation are fleeing the state. Singh said, “The UP government is treating the farmers step-motherly, the health infrastructure has collapsed and they could not even make any arrangement for the cremation of those who died of Kovid.” Also Read – Booth Vijay Abhiyan: BJP aims to add 100 members to each booth in UP, make 1.5 crore new members
However, now the Shiv Sena will stand ‘as the voice of the people’ and will ‘teach a lesson’ to the BJP in UP by contesting all the seats in the state assembly, he said. On the party’s prospects, Singh told IANS, “We have been fighting the UP elections since 1991, when an MLA Pawan Kumar Pandey was elected. We also have many Shiv Sainiks elected in various municipal bodies across the state.”
Welcoming the move, Shiv Sena’s farmer face Kishore Tiwari said, “The people of UP have not forgotten the dead bodies floating in the Ganges, although the Yogi government has refused to accept the mess during the Covid pandemic. ” Founded 55 years ago (1966) by the late Balasaheb Thackeray, the Shiv Sena has in the past contested civic, assembly or Lok Sabha elections in several states such as Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, West Bengal, Goa, Karnataka and Jammu and Kashmir.
This time, the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party is hoping to gain a foothold at the national level by making an impact in the UP and Goa elections, buoyed by the party-led Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance of the Congress. Though the Shiv Sena has not announced the alliance plans, party sources have indicated that it is not averse to joining hands with the UP Congress as the ties between the Shiv Sena-BJP have deteriorated after the MVA government came to power in Maharashtra. are stressful.