Yogi Adityanath suggested that the rations meant for the common people were gobbled by the 'elephant' when the party was in power in Uttar Pradesh.
The Congress retorted strongly asking if the BJP had named any Dalit as chief minister in the states it runs.
Rampal Singh accused the health department of negligence and filed a complaint following which, the officials said, a probe has been launched.
Seven people have died due to viral fever in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district so far in September, a senior officer said on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath took the chance to list the 'achievements' of the BJP government led by him, as they celebrate the completion of 4.5 years of their governance in the state.
In Odisha, districts like Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Kandhamal have been producing huge volumes of ganja prompting State Police and national agencies to up their ante.
He was addressing a function after distributing toolkits to trained beneficiaries under the Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana and loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana here.
It may be recalled that after assuming charge in UP, Yogi Adityanath had shortened the list of state holidays including the Vishwakarma Jayanti.
Vaccinating eligible people in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Punjab with at least one dose government's priority: Sources
The target of a landmark 100 crore COVID vaccination doses is likely to be completed by the second week of October, Union Health Ministry sources said.
His statement comes days after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's controversial 'abba jaan' remarks, also apparently targeting the SP and the Muslim community.
CM Yogi Adityanath's scheduled visit to Barabanki district was called off as water filled the event venue as well as the temporary helipad that was made for his chopper to land.
The AAP has made similar promises in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa where assembly polls are due in early next year.
Etawah SSP Brijesh Kumar Singh said that the bus was on its way to Gonda from Delhi on Wednesday night when it crashed into the truck while trying to overtake it.
In fact, the party has also been running a public campaign on social media and other digital platforms to reach out to commoners to gather inputs.
Party said the move is meant to keep away candidates who are not serious.