NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi has announced that Bhartiya Janata Party will take party in upcoming UP elections. The party will fight on the issues of development, and its focus will be jobs, peace, unity and social justice.
3 arrested for trafficking woman, attacking her
Modi told CNN-IBN, “The voters in Uttar Pradesh will vote on the issues of development and elect a full majority government.”
"There will be elections in five states in coming days and Uttar Pradesh is one of them. As far as the BJP is concerned, we will fight on development issues only. Our focus will be welfare of farmers, villages, jobs for the youth and we will stay committed to the cause of social justice," Modi said.
"Our focus will be to maintain peace, unity and brotherhood in our country. We will take steps in these regard and move forward," he added.
Modi said, “There was no atmosphere of vote-bank politics in the last Lok Sabha elections and there was "an atmosphere of development politics".
He said an entire section of society has made a shift towards politics of development.
"After 30 years, a section of our society unitedly voted for a majority government. An entire section of our society has made a shift. It is possible that the people of UP will do a similar thing for betterment of UP, they will vote keeping development in mind," Modi said.
The elections will be conducted next year in Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.