Competition of political parties in Hathras not because of UP assembly by-election read full report

The political parties’ race to appear with the Dalit community after the alleged rape of the woman in Hathras and her death has increased the interest of the people in the state by-elections to be held next month.

Though the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh are proposed in 2022, the by-elections are to be held on November 3 on seven assembly seats. In this by-election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reputation is at the highest stakes as the BJP held six of the seven seats. Only Malhani seat of Jaunpur district was won by Samajwadi Party (SP).

According to an estimate, Dalit community is about 22 percent of the population in Uttar Pradesh. Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in 2007 and BJP in 2017 formed an absolute majority government due to Dalits in Uttar Pradesh. The SP, which formed an absolute majority government in the year 2012, had also breached this vote bank of the BSP. In the year 2017, BJP got 69 seats out of 84 seats reserved for Scheduled Castes in Uttar Pradesh Assembly. In 2007, the BSP won 62 seats and in 2012 the Samajwadi Party won 58 seats.

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Issue made for political parties

Dalit politics expert Ashok Chaudhary said, “BJP influenced the Dalit votes in 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections and 2017 assembly elections but now it is difficult to preserve that charm.”

At present in Uttar Pradesh, apart from Hathras, the case of gang-rape and murder of a Dalit girl in Balrampur district remains an issue for political parties. Despite the suspension of five officers, including the Superintendent of Police in Hathras and the recommendation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for a CBI probe into the entire case, the Opposition is not ready to leave the issue.

Demand for action on the District Magistrate of Hathras

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has demanded action against the District Magistrate of Hathras. BSP chief Mayawati has also insisted on removing the DM of Hathras, while former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is demanding a narco test of all the officers posted at the time of the incident in Hathras.

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Conspiracy case to spoil the atmosphere

Prominent Dalit leader of BJP and Social Welfare Minister of Uttar Pradesh Government Ramapati Shastri has alleged that the opposition does not want to let the truth of Hathras come out and he wants to incite ethnic riots.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also said, “Those who are not feeling good, they want to incite ethnic and communal riots.” They will get an opportunity to bake political loaves under the cover of this riot, so they are making new conspiracies. ”

In the conspiracy to tarnish the Chief Minister’s image and spoil the atmosphere at Hazratganj police station in Lucknow, the police have also filed a case against unknown people on Saturday night.

Whoever sees fighting on the ground will benefit
Dalit thinker Badri Narayan says, “Those in power should take action and those in opposition should raise their voice.” In this case, those who are seen fighting on the ground will benefit and if the government does not take action at the right time, then it will suffer.

However, Ashok Chaudhary, vice-president of Gorakhpur University Students Union, says that in the Hathras case, the Congress has started the movement and tried to regain its lost support base.

Congress offensive

It is noteworthy that after the death of Hathras victim, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tried to visit the spot but they were stopped by the administration in Greater Noida citing the prohibition imposed. After the ban was lifted, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra went to Hathras on Saturday and met the victim’s family and since then the Congress has been very aggressive.

SP delegation went to Hathras and Balrampur

The SP has also been agitating since October 2 and its delegation has been to Hathras and Balrampur. Samajwadi Party Chief Spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary says that the people of the state have understood that SP is the only option. The BJP will come to know its reality from the by-election mandate.

Strike across the state, demand for resignation

On the matter of Hathras, the left parties staged a sit-in across the state in front of Gandhi’s statue on Gandhi Jayanti. On the other hand, the National Lok Dal has also jumped into this movement. The deputy chairman of the party, Jayant Chaudhary and activists have been accused of lathi-charging by the police in Hathras on Sunday.

On October 1, BSP chief Mayawati interacted with journalists and demanded her resignation from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for failing to take action in the Hathras case.

The BJP does not want to let loose its grip on the Dalit community. That is why Ramdas Athawale, the president of the Republican Party of India, an ally in the National Democratic Alliance and the Minister of State for Social Empowerment in the central government, came to Lucknow on Saturday and he justified the former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and BSP chief Mayawati, justifying the Chief Minister’s action so far. Took hands.

The matter was caught after the last funeral

Significantly, on September 14, a case of alleged gang rape of a Dalit girl came to light in Hathras. He died in a hospital in Delhi last Tuesday. He was cremated last Wednesday. Opposition parties accused of forcibly performing the last rites at night. Since then, the matter has caught on and the politics of Uttar Pradesh has become focused on the issue of oppression of Dalits.

By-elections in these seven seats

It is worth mentioning that Yogi government ministers Chetan Chauhan and Kamal Rani Varun were vacated due to the death of Virendra Singh Sirohi, Naogaon Sadat in Amroha district and Ghatampur reserved area of ​​Kanpur district, respectively, Bulandshahar, former minister SP Baghel’s Agra After becoming MP from Ferozabad, Tundla of Kuldeep Sengar, Bangarmau in Unnao district, Deoria with the death of Janmejaya Singh and Parasnath Yadav of SP, Malhani seat in Jaunpur district, three seats are to be elected. Of these, Tundla and Ghatampur seats are reserved for scheduled castes.

State Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu says that the Congress will contest elections with full power on all seats. For the by-election, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh have started communicating with the activists from the Nagaon Sadat assembly constituency to the booth level from Sunday.

BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh says that our workers are constantly serving in the public relations and corona period. Our goal is everyone’s development.


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