Lord Ram Is Ayodhya’s Identity, Will Respect Supreme Court’s Verdict: Yogi Adityanath To News Nation

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 October 2019, 12:22 AM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday iterated that Supreme Court’s judgment on Ayodhya land dispute case will be fully implemented by the state government. Talking exclusively to News Nation, the chief minsiter said also praised the top court for concluding the hearing in the politically sensitive case. 

“We praise the Supreme Court for concluding the hearing in such an old case. Now the judgment has been reserved, everyone should wait for it and accept it. We have full faith in the Supreme Court. Whatever the decision be, we will implement the judgment of the top court,” Adityanath said.

During the interview, the chief minister said his government will also present a report card of his government’s 30-month tenure. Yogi also said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is confident of winning all the 11 Assembly seats in the bypoll to be held on October 21.

”The mood among the people is upbeat. We are confident of our victory in the by-elections,” Yogi said.

The BJP held nine out of the eleven seats that are going to the polls while the Samajwadi Party (SP) had the Rampur seat and the Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) held the Jalalpur seat. The BJP is contesting ten seats out of the eleven seats while one seat (Pratapgarh) has been given to Apna Dal.

When asked about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign against single-use plastic, Yogi said that it is harmful to the environment as well as humans. 

"Plastic is the biggest threat to not just the environment but for people and animals too. Plastic is one of the main reasons behind the death of cows," Yogi said. 

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Yogi also talked about steps taken by his government for the welfare of the farmers. "We have doubled the income of UP's farmers in the last 30 months. We are paying farmers 1.5 times of their production cost. Our government is focusing on technologies that will reduce the cost and increase the income," he said.

First Published: Friday, October 18, 2019 11:09 PM
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