LUCKNOW: In a major setback as BJP’s loss in Kairana which is the biggestthird defeat in a row after losing Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS seats, along with the clean crush in the Noorpur assembly seat, Now CM Yogi Adityanath’s position within saffron party and outside may weaken.
United opposition beats BJP in UP, again and all set to overpwer BJP in LS elections 2018 by forming grand allience.
When questions were fired over Yogi’s leadership and governance after BJP’s conquer in his throttlehold Gorakhpur two months ago, the CM had said that it is because of “overconfidence” of party workers. However, this time, BJP’s tragedy continued in spite of Yogi holding four public meetings in Kairana. He even held a gathering in Noorpur.
Thursday’s defeats came despite CM Yogi's aggressive outreach through Gram Swaraj Yojana.Observers also believe Yogi lacks to unite with ministers and the 325 MLAs of the ruling alliance.
Besides, a number of MLAs and ministers have leveled allegations of corruption and inaction in opposition to his administration; Experts assert that the Kairana and Noorpur losses would also arm the opponents to question Yogi as BJP’s pan-India star campaigner.