Gorakhpur. Samajwadi Party (SP) President and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will start the third phase of his ‘Samajwadi Vijay Yatra’ from Gorakhpur, the home area of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday itself. Will stay and start your journey at Gorakhpur after landing at the airport. At the same time, due to the participation of Union Home Minister and former National President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah in a function in Azamgarh, the parliamentary constituency of Akhilesh Yadav, the political temperature will rise today. Let us tell you that in the 2017 assembly elections, where these parties did not get success, preparations are being made to exert full force. In this episode, where BJP will show its strength by going to Azamgarh today, while SP will come to Gorakhpur and make it feel strong.
Actually, the last PM Modi in assembly elections 2017 Riding on the wave, UP had given a thumping majority to the BJP. It had got unexpected success in all the areas divided according to the organization of the BJP. The BJP and its allies got 46 seats out of 62 assembly seats in the Gorakhpur region (Basti, Gorakhpur and Azamgarh divisions). But in the Azamgarh district of the same region, the BJP had become engrossed in all four. Samajwadi Party had captured five out of 10 assembly seats in Azamgarh, 4 seats went to BSP’s account, BJP opened its account by winning 1 seat. In the 2019 elections of two Lok Sabha seats of Azamgarh district, the BJP was defeated in both. Azamgarh has always been a strong stronghold of SP.
BJP’s special eye on Azamgarh
The Lalganj seat of Azamgarh district was won by the BJP during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Keeping this equation in mind, now BJP is going to throw its full force there. Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will give many gifts of development in Azamgarh on November 13, as well as lay the foundation of the state university and will try to surround the SP from there. At present, SP National President Akhilesh Yadav is an MP from Azamgarh. On the other hand, the Samajwadi Party has also started preparing to surround the BJP in its strong bastion.
SP’s account was not opened in 2017 elections
On November 13, the National President of Samajwadi Party is going to take out his Vijay Rath Yatra from Chief Minister Yogi Garh Gorakhpur. In the 2017 assembly elections, the account of the Samajwadi Party was not even opened here. BJP had captured 8 out of 9 assembly seats in Gorakhpur, while 1 seat went to BSP’s account. On the other hand, if we talk about Kushinagar, out of the 7 assembly seats here, 6 were captured by the BJP and 1 seat went to the account of the Congress. Even here the account of SP was not opened. Whereas in the 2012 assembly elections, SP got 3 seats, BSP got 1 Congress 2 and BJP got one seat.