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Akhilesh Yadav hits out at PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath

India TV News Desk Lucknow June 08, 2017 23:27 IST
India TV News Desk

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath and accused them of lying to the people.

Akhilesh alleged that all development work in Uttar Pradesh had come to a grinding halt under the watch of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and added that even under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the economy was in doldrums.

"The state government has ensured that the administrative system in the state has collapsed and graft is on the upswing," Akhilesh said while addressing a gathering of supporters and SP workers from the youth wing at the party office in Lucknow.

Accusing the BJP of turning its back on the youth, Yadav said the union government was snatching jobs while it promised to create two crore jobs in a year.

He also accused the BJP of trying to divert the attention of the people from real issues by stoking communal and casteist fires. 

"BJP talks of farmers and then it opens fire on farmers in MP, farmers are committing suicide and the Prime Minister is talking of doubling their income in the next five years," the 44-year-old leader said.

(With IANS inputs)