LUCKNOW -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Monday alleged that the incumbent Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party regime is not implementing the policies formulated by the Centre as they fear it will boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity.
Eyeing upon a thumping majority in the assembly polls, Shah said the Prime Minister is genuinely interested in developing Uttar Pradesh, adding the latter has allotted ₹1 lakh crore every year to the state.
Shah, who was addressing the BJP's parivartan rally in Lucknow, urged the people to throw out the Samajwadi Party from power and join hands with the saffron party for a better future.
The BJP president also used the occasion to train his guns at the opposition for questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his bid to end corruption, courtesy the 8 November demonetisation drive.
"The opposition hasn't been able to pin any corruption charges on the Narendra Modi government in the past two and a half years," he added.
Shah further said Uttar Pradesh has been ruined by both the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party.
Referring to BSP chief Mayawati, he said even the "bua" had not contributed positively to the state, adding it was because of these two parties that Uttar Pradesh remained backward.
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