A senior leader said Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath was not in favor of changes to his team, as the ministers were selected after considering geographic and caste equations. “The CM feels that eliminating any minister just seven months before the polls can leave sections that they represent bitter,” said an official. The general secretary of the BJP organization, BL Santhosh, is scheduled to visit Lucknow next week, the second in fifteen days, to follow up on the deliberations.
“The party has yet to name the people who will lead the yuva and mahila morcha. They play an important role in the courtship of young men and women. All vacancies in commissions and morchas will be filled in the next few days, “said a senior leader, adding that the leaders were seeking elections for various positions in zila panchayats, including the presidential election to be held on July 3.” Many decisions regarding organizational changes will be made after that. ”There was also the possibility of incorporating UP ministers, particularly from the Dalit community, into the Union Cabinet.
RLD’s Jayant Chaudhary ‘understanding’ with the Samajwadi Party and farmer protests led by Rakesh Tikait has made it imperative that the party have a state-level leader from the Jat community. “We have Sanjiv Baliyan and Satya Pal Singh, but they are at the national level. Since the OBC commission does not include Jats, the community must be courted. Talks with RLD are not off, but the party wants to set its own terms so that it is not blown up after the elections. We have other communities supporting us in many districts of western UP. As of now, our intent is only to quell any anger related to Covid-19, ”said the party official.
Bansal had said on Wednesday that the BJP would contest the 2022 assembly elections on the achievements of its governments in the state and the Center and had asked the cadre to highlight government initiatives, in particular the vaccination campaign. Ministers given specific responsibilities for districts affected by Covid-19 have also been asked to communicate with families, while district magistrates have been asked to renovate government schools, the hospitals and panchayat bhawans to showcase the work of the state government.