This comes after Alok Verma was removed as the CBI Director last week by the high-powered selection committee headed by the Prime Minister.
RLD’s decision to go with the SP-BSP combine and not the Congress shows Singh expects the alliance to fare better than the Congress, which was also not ready to spare more than a couple of seats for the RLD.
Resolve complaints from NRIs to avoid embarrassment during Pravasi Bhartiya Divas: Yogi Adityanath government
He also mentioned that UP government had recently activated an online portal for receiving such complaints from NRIs.
The centre government has asked all states to prepare an action plan with time frames to achieve targets.
“Implementation of this report will be the most solid reply to the SP-BSP alliance,” UP’s backward classes welfare minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said.
“Implementation of this report will be the most solid reply to the SP-BSP alliance. We should do it immediately,” UP’s backward classes welfare minister Om Prakash Rajbhar, who had commissioned the report, told ET.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to hold a number of public rallies in UP in the next two months –– including visits to Aligarh, Varanasi and the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj.
Both leaders had been in touch since an in-principle decision to enter into an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls was taken around September, but the announcement was delayed to give the BJP “least time to prepare for it”, said a party leader said.
While the SP had won five seats in the 2014 LS polls and finished second in 31 seats, BSP won no seat but finished second in 33 seats.
In 2014, BJP got 42% vote share in UP while SP stopped short at 22% of the votes to win five seats and BSP has failed to win any seats despite getting nearly 20% of the votes.
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