Meanwhile, two former senior leaders of BSP -- Lalji Verma and Ram Achal Rajbhar -- met Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.
Big jolt for Congress as party's face in eastern UP Lalitesh Pati Tripathi quits ahead of 2022 UP polls
Lalitesh said that he had decided to leave the party because he felt helpless at the prevailing state of affairs.
However, despite having an image of a tough bargainer, Rajbhar has emerged as an ‘untouchable’ among the big political players in UP.
The state government had in July unveiled a policy aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh and reducing maternal and infant deaths in a time-bound manner.
Sources claimed that Shivpal and Akhilesh may get reunited soon and the announcement to this effect may take place on Mulayam Singh’s birthday on November 22.
She was referring to CM Yogi's remarks that Uttar Pradesh remained riot-free while the governance saw a total changeover from the past providing benefits of welfare schemes directly to the deserving.
While SP has announced a special programme in rural areas, the BJP has planned the national executive meeting of its SC wings for two days starting Saturday in Varanasi.
The police personnel were transferred to Shamli and Saharanpur districts from Muzaffarnagar, the DIG said.
It may be recalled that after assuming charge in UP, Yogi Adityanath had shortened the list of state holidays including the Vishwakarma Jayanti.
The Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi has issued orders in this regard after CM Adityanath announced the decision of the state government in this connection.
He claimed that in Uttar Pradesh the electricity bill for the first 300 units used to stand at Rs 1,900 at present which would be zero if AAP would be voted to power in the state.
The Yatra was launched by AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia along with the party’s UP in-charge and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh.
Congress Seva Dal, which was once seen more as a ceremonial organisation, has zeroed in on 100 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh where their members would be campaigning for the party.
Modi’s visit to Aligarh is being seen as a move by the BJP to placate the sulking Jat community of western UP owing to the promulgation of three contentious farm laws.
Priyanka, who is touring Raebareli and Amethi, was responding to UP deputy CM Keshav Maurya’s claim that the state had got rid of Congress.