Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya faced protests during public relations in his assembly constituency, Sirathu. There was a scuffle with him too. A video of this incident is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
It can be seen in the video that Keshav Prasad Maurya is facing opposition from women. These women are closing their doors seeing him. There is a lot of noise in the viral video and slogans of ‘Keshav Maurya Chor Hai’, ‘Haramzada Hai’ are being raised amidst the noise. Meanwhile, Keshav Prasad Maurya is also seen indicating people to keep quiet. At the same time, after the video went viral, the opposition has started besieging the BJP. Here, on this whole incident, the BJP government of UP says that the issueless opposition and its IT team are engaged in spreading propaganda.
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According to media reports, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya had come for the first time to campaign in his assembly constituency after being declared a candidate from Sirathu seat. But he had to face opposition from women in Ghulamipur village of Sirathu assembly constituency. It is being told that these women are angry about the disappearance of Rajiv Maurya, the husband of the head of Gulamipur village. A person named Rajesh Kumar Maurya is missing for 3 days. That’s why they opposed Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.
There has been no reaction from Keshav Prasad Maurya on this whole issue. On the other hand, the people of the opposition are taunting when this video comes to the fore. Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party’s national spokesperson IP Singh tweeted this video and wrote, “First the chair came in danger, now the stool is also in danger.”
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya is a big face of BJP in the state. He has a good hold among the people of the backward community. His stature within the party has grown very fast. In such a situation, BJP’s concerns may increase due to such video coming out from Sirathu before the election.
It is worth noting that the dates for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh (Uttar Pradesh Elections 2022) have been announced. The state will have a total of seven phases. Voting for the first phase will be held on February 10. At the same time, the last phase of voting will be held on March 7. The results will come on March 10.