Almost all of the opposition events within the state — like Congress, Samajwadi Celebration and Bahujan Samaj Celebration — are attempting to woo the Brahmins, thought-about to be the standard votebank of the Bharatiya Janata Celebration within the state.
- Final Up to date: July 14, 2020, 12:00 PM IST
Lucknow: As politics heats up within the state forward of 2022 meeting elections, the events appear to have shifted focus. This variation was prompted by the encounter of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey that gave rise to emergence of ‘Brahmin votebank’ because the centre of attraction.
Almost all of the opposition events within the state — like Congress, Samajwadi Celebration and Bahujan Samaj Celebration — are attempting to woo the Brahmins, thought-about to be the standard votebank of the Bharatiya Janata Celebration. Nevertheless, it’s former Union Minister and senior Congress chief Jitin Prasada who has been a relentless Brahmin face in UP.
He has been within the state and in addition to some extent has been profitable in positioning himself because the Brahmin face of Congress.
Other than elevating points associated to Brahmins in Uttar Pradesh, Prasada had lately thanked BSP supremo Mayawati for a tweet on the difficulty of discrimination on caste strains publish Dubey’s dying. Quoting Mayawati’s tweet, the Congress chief wrote, “Mayawati ji, I specific my gratitude to you from my society for what you’ve got mentioned about our society.”
The BSP Chief in a bid to enhance social engineering had tweeted, “The BSP believes that all the neighborhood of an individual who dedicated a criminal offense shouldn’t be tortured and put within the dock as a punishment for his crime. That’s the reason the environment of worry and terror that has gripped the neighborhood of Kanpur police homicide case accused Vikas Dubey with regard to the crime dedicated by him and his henchmen needs to be eliminated.”
The previous chief minister additional mentioned that the state authorities shouldn’t take any motion that may make the Brahmin neighborhood really feel scared, terrorised and insecure.
“On the identical time, it’s higher if the UP authorities takes motion on the premise of information to revive public confidence on this regard and doesn’t bask in politics underneath the garb of Vikas Dubey case. The federal government shouldn’t do any such work that may make the Brahmin neighborhood really feel scared and insecure,” she mentioned.
Prasada had earlier launched Brahmin Chetna Sawaad for elevating the problems associated to the neighborhood. In the identical sequence, he had launched a video on his Twitter deal with saying, “Up to now few years, the work of marginalizing our society is being accomplished in a deliberate method. Our society is being seen as malicious and step-motherly remedy is given. It has been time. All of us must face this problem. We’ve got all seen many individuals from our society have been brutally murdered. I personally reached out to the households of the victims at many locations. Individuals from our neighborhood must wander for justice. It’s being felt that the federal government is working with a unsuitable intention in the direction of society. We should come collectively to face this problem.”
Based on CSDS, within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, solely six per cent of Brahmins voted for the Congress in UP, whereas BJP had 82 per cent assist. In UP, Brahmins with about 10 per cent of the inhabitants are simpler in Purvanchal and play a key function in about 30 districts. That is thought-about to be a ‘Deciding Shifting’ vote. That is the primary purpose why Congress is attempting onerous to win again the Brahmin votes which was as soon as thought-about loyal to the Congress.
Other than Jitin Prasada, Congress chief Acharya Pramod Krishnam has additionally gone full throttle towards the Yogi Adityanath authorities on the difficulty of encounter of Vikas Dubey and even termed the federal government as ‘killer of Brahmins’. “This authorities is the assassin of Brahmins. It’s a curse to be a Brahmin, will the federal government curse Brahmins,” he wrote on his official Fb web page.