Lucknow, Mar 14: Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday thanked Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and the people of Gorakhpur and Phulpur for supporting SP and making it register a huge victory in Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Bye-elections 2018. “Main Gorakhpur aur Phulpur ki janta ko dhanyawaad dena chahta hoon. Aur Mayawati ji ka bahot aabhaar prakat karna chahta hoon (I want to thank the people of Gorakhpur and Phulpur and Mayawati ji for supporting Samajwadi Party), he said. (It Was Unexpected, BJP Failed to Judge Impact of SP-BSP Alliance: Yogi Adityanath on UP Bypolls Defeat)
Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he said,”Jo sarkaar janta ko dukh deti hai, janta usko sahi jawaab deti hai. Acche din toh aaye nahi, janta ek ho gayi aur BJP ke bure din laane ka kaam kiya (People give a strong reply to the government which makes them suffer. Good days never came but, the people united and brought bad days for the BJP).”
The Samajwadi Party has registered a massive victory in Gorakhpur bypoll and Phulpur bypoll. The voting for the same was held on Sunday. SP’s Praveen Nishad and Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel have respectively won from Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats.
“If this is the anger of people in areas of CM & Deputy CM, you can imagine the anger of the people of the rest of the country,” he added.
Elections on Gorakhpur and Phulpur were necessitated after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the seats on being elected to UP Legislative Council.