Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath finally broke his silence on Wednesday over the defeat that party suffered in recently concluded 2018 Assembly Elections. Yogi, who was the ‘star pracharak’ for the party and was in the forefront in BJP‘s Campaign in the state election polls and termed Congress victory in the elections through ‘deceit’.
While talking to Media persons in Patna UP Chief Minister said “In Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, people tried to spread lies but despite that, we put up a good fight under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership,” He was confident that his party would come out as a winner in 2018 Assembly polls but BJP was dethroned completely in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh by the Congress. He was positive vis-a-vis the Lok Sabha Elections and believes that his party will make a strong comeback in the next year mega battle.
The Congress led by its national President Rahul Gandhi registered a resounding victory in three Hindi Heartland states. Congress completely dethroned the ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh, while emerged as the single largest party in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and stake claim to form a government in both the states.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath was among the prominent faces who led the campaign trail for the party in the electoral polls. His many remarks created controversies including when he promised to change the name of Hyderabad and Karimganj if BJP voted to power in Telangana. However, much to his disappointment, BJP could only manage to win a single seat in Telangana.