The remarks came at a time when Congress was busy promoting “the spirit of the Bharat Jodo Yatra” by highlighting Rahul Gandhi's scheduled visit to the samadhi of former prime minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
On Tuesday, chief minister Yogi Adityanath had ordered the suspension of five department employees in connection with the irregularities. On July 18, Prasada’s officer on special duty, Anil Kumar Pandey was removed in connection with the matter.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered the suspension of five other officers of the public works department that Prasada heads over allegations of the non-compliance of the transfer policy and irregularities. Prasada's OSD was removed two days ago.
“The caste politics of Uttar Pradesh is behind it. Eye on UP’s Brahmin vote bank is being said to be behind Prasada’s induction into the BJP," the Shiv Sena said in an editorial published in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’