Lucknow: The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Friday opened up about contesting elections in the upcoming state assembly elections.
CM Adityanath said that he is ready to contest the upcoming elections in the state if the party decides to field him as a candidate. He also said that he will file his candidature from wherever the party says him to do so.
"I have always contested elections and I will contest from wherever the party will say" he said.
“The party has a parliamentary board and it decides who will contest from where," he added.
CM Adityanath also briefed about the performance of the BJP led government in the state. He said that that the government led by him has fulfilled all the promises it made before the elections.
In terms of law and order situation in the state, he said that compared to the previous Samajwadi government in the state till 2017, the current law and order status in UP is an example for the whole country.
He said that there has been no riot in the last four years. Besides, Deepawali festival in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya has become an event of global recognition now.
He further stated that his government has provided better opportunities for investments and employment for youths. He added that every last man standing in the society has received the benefits of the implementation of the public welfare schemes.
“Wherever the person of Uttar Pradesh goes, he will be looked upon with respect,” he added.
These statements of CM Yogi Adityanath has come days after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said that he will not be contesting upcoming state elections to be held in 2022.