Amit Shah lunches with Dalit family in UP

Shah had taken a sacred bath in the Kshipra river with Dalit sadhus at the Simhastha Kumbh in Madhya Pradesh earlier this month.

Published: 31st May 2016 05:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2016 05:33 PM   |  A+A-


VARANASI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Tuesday had lunch with a Dalit family here as part of the party's mass contact expansion programme ahead of next year's assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Shah was welcomed with drum beats and garlands when he arrived at Jogiyapur village in this district and sat down later with the family of Girija Prasad Bind to have lunch.


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