Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is certain that the NDA will be back in power with 300-plus seats and that the pace of reforms and development in the state will be faster.
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If the upper-caste votes or minority votes add up to its base, the party tends to come out victorious.
The local scuttlebutt is that the Hindu party is making inroads into the rural hinterland where Kaifi Azmi pursued the immortal spirit of poetry.
The bitter remarks came at a time when parties are racing to the finish line of the state polls described by many as the semi-final before the 2019 Union election.
Modi had said in a rally that if electricity is supplied during Ramzan, it should be supplied during Diwali as well.
The Akhilesh faction with Ram Gopal Yadav's support came up with a separate list of candidates, sparking a crisis.