<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>government and others for wooing minorities in a Hindu majority society by announcing sops for them. “Political leaders in this country speak against majority community in the name of secularism. Governments in UP give land for kabristan (graveyard) but not for shamshanghat (cremation ground),” he said. “If voted to power, BJP’s development schemes will be above caste and religion,” he promised, adding, “It will be ‘sabka sath, sabka vikaas’ in true spirit.” To a question as to who will hold the reins of the state if BJP comes to power, he evaded a direct reply saying, “Face is not important, my wish is that BJP forms government in Uttar Pradesh.” When asked if he saw himself occupying the top chair, the five-time MP said, “There are leaders more senior to me in BJP, I can’t push them and seize power. We have Rajnath Singh, Kalraj Mishra and some other leaders who can become CM face.” “Every BJP worker is capable of becoming UP CM,” he remarked. “I am not hungry for ministerial post, I just want to see development in UP,” he added.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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The BJP leader also lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav