LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh minister Jitin Prasada mentioned the BJP has the help of each part of society and dismissed claims that Brahmins in the state are upset with the celebration.
He additionally predicted a complete victory for the BJP in subsequent yr’s Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, saying the ruling celebration will surpass its earlier tally.
A former Union minister, Prasada had joined the BJP earlier this yr after quitting the Congress.
His induction into the BJP was seen as a part of efforts by the celebration to strengthen its help among the many Brahmins, an electorally dominant part constituting 13 per cent of the UP inhabitants.
The BJP, Samajwadi Party and the BSP had earlier held “sammelans” to woo Brahmins forward of the Assembly polls.
When in the Congress, Prasada had began a marketing campaign for the “honour and self-respect” of the group by the Brahmin Chetna Parishad.
When requested about claims that Brahmins are sad with the BJP, Prasad mentioned, “Let these saying this proceed to say. I can say with full confidence that almost all of each part of society is with the BJP and its one-sided.”
“As far as Brahmins are involved, we’re in public life and we take everybody alongside, but when somebody talks in regards to the group, if somebody is being harassed, then we’re prepared to supply justice and assist so far as attainable,” the UP technical training minister informed PTI in an interview.
Prasada mentioned he was positive that the BJP will surpass its earlier tally in the Assembly polls scheduled early subsequent yr.
The BJP had received 312 of the 403 seats in the 2017 polls.
“The pattern is evident and I can say with hundred per cent surety that the earlier report of crossing 300 (seats) might be surpassed by the BJP,” he mentioned.
When requested in regards to the foundation of his declare, he cited enchancment in regulation and order.
“Earlier, we used to ask individuals to come back to UP, they used to say that they may go to South India as they don’t get safety and a business-friendly atmosphere right here. But now funding is coming, 5 worldwide airports are in UP and this can be a large achievement in itself. This will show to be a milestone for the way forward for UP in the instances to come back,” the minister mentioned.
He mentioned UP is being “reworked by expressways”.
“I’m positive that we’ll get the blessings of individuals and you will note that UP might be on high on each scale,” he claimed.
When requested about quitting the Congress regardless of being near the Gandhis, Prasada mentioned, “I had earlier additionally mentioned that after a lot deliberation, I made a decision to vary the celebration. It was not a momentary resolution. It was not that you simply received offended with anybody after denial of ticket or not getting any put up.”
“I thought-about numerous factors. I took this resolution after being influenced by the robust and highly effective management of the prime minister,” he mentioned.
“He believes in resolving issues by taking public help,” Prasada mentioned, including that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has change into the “most well-known PM” of the world.
“It’s a matter of satisfaction that the PM of India has world class acceptance,” he added.
When requested about leaving central politics and his expertise with CM Yogi Adityanath, Prasada mentioned, “I think about myself fortunate that I get the privilege of working with such nice leaders beneath their steering.”
“The Centre or state doesn’t matter a lot. The goal is to serve individuals and defend their pursuits. It was a privilege that I used to be given duty in my very own state,” he mentioned.
Prasada mentioned that inside two months of taking on the ministry, he visited 20 districts and had an interplay with college students of polytechnic and engineering faculties.
On complaints about price and harassment of scholars in non-public colleges and faculties, he mentioned, “It has been only some days for me and you’re right. Arbitrariness in the matter of price is not going to be tolerated. I personally am dedicated to this matter.”
The minister he has given directions that the establishments ought to make their price construction public, put it on their web sites and if any criticism is acquired from a scholar, then a portal ought to be made for that.
He mentioned his focus is to make technical training job oriented and college students self-reliant.