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News18 Interview | Agree With Mohan Bhagwat’s Statements on Indian Muslims, Says Yogi Adityanath

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Edited By: Nitya Thirumalai

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Last Updated: February 05, 2023, 16:34 IST

Lucknow, India

In an interview to Network18, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said appeasement has no place in a democracy. (PTI/File)

In an interview to Network18, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said appeasement has no place in a democracy. (PTI/File)

In an interview to Network18 Group Editor-in-Chief Rahul Joshi, Yogi Adityanath said his government doesn’t “pick and choose” beneficiary communities when planning welfare schemes

Improvement of law and order and better governance in Uttar Pradesh has benefited all communities, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said in an exclusive interview to Network18 on Sunday, adding that he agreed with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s recent statements on Indian Muslims.

In an interview to Network18 Group Editor-in-Chief Rahul Joshi, Yogi Adityanath said communities can be reached only governance and that his government doesn’t “pick and choose” beneficiary communities when planning welfare schemes.

“Communities can be reached out to through governance. In UP, law and order and better governance has helped all communities. All religious festivals conducted in peace. If Hindu girls are safe, so are Muslim girls. All our schemes benefit every person, including Muslims. There is no pick and choose. There is no appeasement,” he said.

“I agree with Mohan Bhagwat’s statement on Muslims,” the CM added when asked about his views on the RSS chief’s recent statement that Muslims have nothing to fear in India, but they must abandon their “boisterous rhetoric of supremacy”.

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first published:February 05, 2023, 16:23 IST
last updated:February 05, 2023, 16:34 IST