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Amit Shah in Kanpur Live Updates | Committed to Ram temple in Ayodhya, says BJP chief

Amit Shah in Kanpur Live: The BJP chief is scheduled to address 34,000 booth presidents in Lucknow alone and would be working out the strategy to take on the Opposition in view of recent developments.

By HT Correspondent | Jan 30, 2019 17:14 IST
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will start his party’s poll preparation in Uttar Pradesh today by holding booth level meetings in Kanpur and Lucknow.

There are 1.63 lakh polling booths in Uttar Pradesh and with 21 members each at nearly 1.4 lakh booths, over 29 lakh party workers will be deployed for ensuring the success of party candidates in the Lok Sabha elections.

He is scheduled to address 34,000 booth presidents in Lucknow alone and would be working out the strategy to take on the Opposition in view of the recent developments. Shah had reportedly followed a similar plan in 2014 as well and the drive culminated in his party winning 71 seats.

Here are the live updates:

4:30 pm IST

Want at least 74 seats from UP this time: Amit Shah

Only UP can guarantee a BJP tsunami in the country. When counting of votes takes place in May, I want tsunami to reflect in the number of seats. I want at least 74 seats from UP this time: Amit Shah

4:28 pm IST

Oppn wants majboor sarkar, we want mazboot sarkar: Amit Shah

Opposition wants majboor (helpless) sarkar, but BJP wants mazboot (strong) sarkar. They want dealer as PM, but we want leader as PM.In 2014 election, a strong foundation was laid. In 2017, a building was constructed, and in 2019, it would be strengthened: Amit Shah

4:24 pm IST

We provided fair price to farmers: Amit Shah

BJP has purchased that much wheat in two years which other parties were not able to purchase in 22 years. Earlier Congress used to give only Rs 3.30 lakh crore to UP, but Modi has given Rs 10.27 lakh crore to UP every year. If Modi is voted back, then India will become one of the most powerful nations: Amit Shah

4:20 pm IST

10% reservation will benefit the poor: Amit Shah

BJP has given legal status to backward class commission. We have given 10 percent reservation to poor people of the country. Soon, UP will become number one state in the country: Amit Shah

4:18 pm IST

Congress has no right to speak on Ramjanambhoomi: Amit Shah

Congress has no right to speak on Ramjanambhoomi. BJP wants temple at Ram’s birthplace. But whenever the case comes up for hearing, Congress lawyers create obstacles. They raise questions on judges and advocates and seek next date. Modi has done a great job by deciding to give 42 acres of undisputed land to Ram Janambhoomi Nyas: Amit Shah

4:16 pm IST

We conduct surgical strikes in response to terror attacks: Amit Shah

During Congress rule, Pakistanis used to come and kill our soldiers, but when they tried in BJP rule, we conducted surgical strike: Amit Shah.

4:14 pm IST

After 2G, third G is Priyanka G: Amit Shah

With victory of BJP, we all know Modi will be PM, but who will be PM in mahagathbandhan? There will be one PM for each day of the week. We have all seen the 2G scam. Now a third G has come — Priyanka G: Amit Shah

4:12 pm IST

Today, criminals fear police: Amit Shah

Today, criminals are surrendering. They fear police. Earlier, police were afraid of criminals: Amit Shah

4:10 pm IST

Opposition uniting because of BJP’s fear: Amit Shah

People say the way to Delhi is possible only through UP. Yes, this time too, the route to Delhi will go through UP. People talk about mahagathbandhan, bua-bhatija, but I say let them all unite. They are coming together because of your power, your fear: Amit Shah

4:05 pm IST

BJP has a democratic structure: Amit Shah

I was also a booth adhyaksh in Narayanpura in Gujarat In 1982. Today, the party has made me president. This is possible only in BJP: Amit Shah

4:00 pm IST

Only BJP can return glory of Ayodhya: Yogi Adityanath

Only BJP can return glory of Ayodhya. Today there is no Faizabad but it’s Ayodhya. The booth level workers have to take work done by BJP to common man. This is Rashtra Dharm Yudha and booth level workers have to win this for country, says Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

3:58 pm IST

PM Modi has laid foundation of cultural nationalism: Yogi Adityanath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid foundation of cultural nationalism, rule of law, it needs to be extended , so it requires your active participation . First time UNESCO had recognised Kumbh as biggest gathering of humanity. Here is Kumbh of booth level workers, says Yogi Adityanath.

3:52 pm IST

SP-BSP is B team of Congress: Dinesh Sharma

The opposition parties keep on abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hide their corruption . SP-BSP is B team of Congress, says Dinesh Sharma.

3:50 pm IST

This conclave of booth level workers has rattled the opposition: Dinesh Sharma

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma says that this conclave of booth level workers has rattled the opposition. All the opposition parties don’t have such committed workers. They can unite to fight election but they cannot bring such workers.

3:48 pm IST

Amit Shah is here to address the real generals of booths: Mahendra Nath Pandey

Amit Shah is here to address the real generals of booths who have to play a great role in another win of the BJP, says Mahendra Nath Pandey

3:40 pm IST

Uttar Pradesh BJP president Mahendra Nath Pandey terms Amit Shah as modern Chanakya

Uttar Pradesh BJP president Mahendra Nath Pandey terms Amit Shah as modern Chanakya while starting his address.

3:30 pm IST

BJP chief Amit Shah arrives at booth level workers meet

Amit Shah arrives at booth level workers meet.

3:00 pm IST

Temple is not a political issue for BJP: Amit Shah

Temple is not a political issue for BJP, says Amit Shah.

2:52 pm IST

For BJP it is ‘Badhta Bharat Banta Bharat’

The politics is all about 4B in the country at the moment. For BJP it is ‘Badhta Bharat Banta Bharat’. For the alliance it is Bua Bhatija, Bhai Behen’, says Amit Shah.

2:50 pm IST

Opposition should make its stand clear on people living illegally in India: Amit Shah

The opposition should make its stand clear on people living illegally in India. Rahul and company are worried about their human rights . “Kya wo tumhare mausere bhai hain,” Amit Shah asks.

2:48 pm IST

Nation will be on holiday if there is coalition government: Amit Shah

If gathbandhan comes to power then Behenji will be PM on Monday, Akhilesh ji on Tuesday, Mamata didi on Wednesday, Sharad Pawar ji on Thursday, Deve Gowda ji on Friday, Stalin on Saturday, and the whole country will go on a holiday on Sunday, says BJP chief Amit Shah.

2:44 pm IST

BJP is committed for Ram temple in Ayodhya: Amit Shah

In 10 days of Uri strike, the army at the orders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took revenge with a surgical strike.BJP is committed for Ram temple in Ayodhya, says Amit Shah.

2:42 pm IST

Only a man like PM Modi can run this country without any compromise: Amit Shah

Only a man like Prime Minister Narendra Modi can run this country without any compromise. This country can go ahead with 56 inch, says Amit Shah.

2:40 pm IST

BJP is ending caste system: Amit Shah

The BJP government has worked for all not for any one caste. The BJP is ending this caste system because caste based politics doesn’t give benefits to those at lowest of the pyramid.

2:40 pm IST

Bua-Bhatija or BSP-SP rule has always been synonymous to crime and corruption: Amit Shah

The Bua-Bhatija or BSP-SP rule has always been synonymous to crime and corruption, says Amit Shah.

2:38 pm IST

BJP is well prepared at booth level: Amit Shah

Now another alliance is in place. This one is of crime, corruption and caste. The forces which left Uttar Pradesh regressive and non performing due their caste based politics have come together.Two have joined hands and two others will also join. Let them come together, the BJP is well prepared at the booth level, says Amit Shah.

2:35 pm IST

BJP had crushed the alliance in 2017: Amit Shah

An alliance had happened in 2017 when people of Uttar Pradesh came together. Everyone knows how the BJP workers crushed that alliance. BJP got 325 seats, says Amit Shah

2:30 pm IST

SP, BSP have only done caste politics: Amit Shah

Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party have only done caste politics, says Amit Shah.

2:27 pm IST

SP-BSP alliance is a coalition of corruption: Amit Shah

Our workers must bring down SP-BSP alliance. This is a coalition of corruption, says Amit Shah.

2:25 pm IST

Kanpur will set tone for 2019 polls: Amit Shah

Kanpur will set tone for 2019 polls, says Amit Shah.

2:22 pm IST

The road to Delhi is through Lucknow: Amit Shah

The road to Delhi is through Lucknow, says Amit Shah.

2:20 pm IST

Take pledge that BJP will bag 74 seats in place of current 73 seats: Amit Shah

Take pledge that BJP will bag 74 seats in place of current 73 seats. Not one less, says BJP chief Amit Shah

2:19 pm IST

Amit Shah’s strategy crucial in 2014 and 2017 elections

Shah’s strategy was crucial in 2014, 2017 elections. This time his guidance and strategy would help the BJP better, says Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

2:16 pm IST

Amit Shah has been focussing on booth management

Ever since Amit Shah was tasked with Mission Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha polls, he has been focusing on booth management.

1:55 pm IST

Keshav Prasad Maurya asks booth presidents to work with determination

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya asks the booth presidents not to get distracted and work with determination to achieve the target of 73 plus.

1:50 pm IST

Ram temple will be built: Keshav Prasad Maurya

We welcome the Centre’s move of seeking control of surplus and job disputed land in Ayodhya. Ram temple will be built, says Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.

1:47 pm IST

2.5 lakh cattle moved off the road in Uttar Pradesh to save crop

2.5 lakh cattle moved off the road in Uttar Pradesh to save the crop of farmers. The government did it in 15 days. The state will take care of the cattle, the farmers need not to worry that they will ruin their crop, says Keshav Prasad Maurya.

1:40 pm IST

Modi-Yogi is a super hit pair: Keshav Prasad Maurya

Modi-Yogi is a super hit pair, the SP, BSP and Congress are scared of this pair, says Keshav Prasad Maurya.

1:38 pm IST

SP BSP alliance is an alliance of ‘corrupt people’: Keshav Prasad Maurya

The SP BSP alliance is an alliance of ‘corrupt people’, says Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.

1:20 PM IST

BJP has given the slogan ‘Mera booth sabse majboot’

For these booth level meets the BJP has given the slogan ‘Mera booth sabse majboot’ (my booth strongest), to pump up the cadre.

1:10 pm IST

Amit Shah is expected to coach booth level cadres on election management

In his meetings with booth level cadres, Amit Shah is expected to coach them on election management. He is also going to tell them not to get worried about SP-BSP alliance and the recent buoyancy in Congress following entry of ‘Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in politics.

1:00 pm IST

JP Nadda, Uttar Pradesh deputy CMs to attend the event

Union minister and UP in-charge JP Nadda, Govardhan Zhaphadia, Deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma will be attending the event.

12:55 pm IST

Faces of LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi missing from posters

Faces of BJP veterans LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi missing from the posters, cut outs. Even a hoarding of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was added at the last minute.

12:50 pm IST

Kanpur MP Murali Manohar Joshi not attending Amit Shah’s event

Kanpur MP Murali Manohar Joshi not attending Amit Shah’s event.

12:45 pm IST

Today’s regional addresses are the first two of the total six regional booth level meets

Today’s twin regional addresses by Amit Shah are the first two of the total six regional booth level meets planned by him in Uttar Pradesh.

12:40 pm IST

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at Kanpur airport

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at the Kanpur airport.

Yogi Adityanath arrives at the Kanpur airport (HT Photo)

12:38 pm IST

BJP estimating over 25,000 booth chiefs at Shah’s Lucknow address

Amit Shah’s Lucknow address is at Smriti Upvan grounds where the BJP is estimating attendance of more than 25,000 booth chiefs and key cadre.

12:26 pm IST

After Kanpur, Shah would arrive in Lucknow to address cadres of Oudh region

After Kanpur, Amit Shah would arrive in Lucknow to address cadres of Oudh region that comprises 15 districts and has about 33000 booths.

12:15 pm IST

Earlier we had 2G, now we have Priyanka G: Amit Shah’s dig at Congress

BJP president Amit Shah mocked the appointment of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as Congress general secretary on Tuesday and said a government run by a dynasty could not serve the people, but only provide a “majboor” (helpless) government.

12:00 am IST

Amit Shah had reportedly followed a similar plan in 2014

Amit Shah had reportedly followed a similar plan in 2014 as well and the drive culminated in his party winning 71 seats.

11:50 am IST

Amit Shah is scheduled to address 34,000 booth presidents in Lucknow

Amit Shah is scheduled to address 34,000 booth presidents in Lucknow alone and would be working out the strategy to take on the Opposition.

11:40 am IST

Amit Shah will hold booth level meetings in Kanpur and Lucknow

Amit Shah will hold booth level meetings in Kanpur and Lucknow.

11:30 am IST

Amit Shah will start his party’s poll preparation in Uttar Pradesh today

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will start his party’s poll preparation in Uttar Pradesh today.