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Those Who Do Not Respect The Law Can Leave UP: Yogi to Party Workers

Addressing party workers in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that they stand for 'Every Vote Modi'.

Updated:April 29, 2017, 6:27 PM IST
Those Who Do Not Respect The Law Can Leave UP: Yogi to Party Workers
File photo of UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

Gorakhpur: Unfazed but the EVM hullabaloo, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, addressing party workers in Gorakhpur on Saturday, said that they stand for 'Every Vote Modi'.

"Citizens of Delhi in the recent MCD polls have also proved that EVM stands for 'Every Vote Modi'," said Adityanath.

BJP, with recent success in Assembly polls and also winning the Delhi MCD elections, is experiencing an electoral high. The political stock of PM Modi and BJP has risen manifold, which has parties alleging that the EVMs have been tampered with.

Adityanath also lauded the PM for putting a 'full stop to VIP culture'.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put a full stop to the VIP culture in the country," said Adityanath.

Just days after the Union Cabinet put an end to use of red beacon lights in all vehicles, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a midnight missive ordered the same with immediate effect across Uttar Pradesh.

The PM had said that 'every Indian is a VIP'.

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The UP CM has been tightening the screws on the law and order in the state.

"There has been a transformation in law and order situation in UP and this will continue in the future too," said the UP CM.

The CM recently appointed Sulkhan Singh as Uttar Pradesh Police Chief.

The anti-Romeo squads, which came in for a lot of criticism for blackening the faces of those caught eve-teasing, had the Yogi -led government issue guidelines to UP police on not harassing couples.

There should be no shaving of heads, blackening of faces or "murga pose" (a stress position used as a corporal punishment where sit-ups are done holding the ears), said a senior official, listing out the dos and don'ts.

"We had urged earlier too, people who do not respect the law can leave UP and those who don't will be dealt strictly with," said Adityanath.

The BJP, in its manifesto, had announced the formation of the anti-Romeo squads "to ensure the safety and security of women", should they come to power in Uttar Pradesh.

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