Keshav Prasad Maurya was reacting to Priyanka Gandhi's recent remark that the state topped crime against women.
Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother Kusuma has accused a local BJP leader of killing her son over a land dispute.
Keshav Prasad Maurya said the entire world will closely watch the upcoming Assembly elections in these two states as it will indicate the real patriotism of Indians, the BJP leader said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also reacted on this controversy saying that the person who was behind the partition of India cannot be accorded respect here.
BJP blighted in bypolls, loses all three Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Lok Sabha seats including bastion Gorakhpur
The shocker for the BJP came days after its surprise win in three northeastern states, including Tripura, where it scripted history, demolishing the Left citadel of 25 years.
UP Lok Sabha bypoll results HIGHLIGHTS | Samajwadi Party wins Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, hands massive defeats to ruling BJP
With the Bahujan Samaj Party backing its bitter rival Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party suffered massive shock defeats in both the constituencies.
Dismissing the allegation, the deputy CM said the BJP does not believe in such things after Yadav's statement that a number of photographs purportedly showed BJP leaders with the Dera chief.