Om Prakash Rajbhar, chief of Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), who can be a minister within the Uttar Pradesh authorities has mocked the saffron get together over its renaming spree and steered it to change the names of its three distinguished Muslim leaders.
SBSP is an ally of BJP within the state.
He slammed the BJP’s marketing campaign to rename cities as a “drama” geared toward diverting the eye of the individuals from the actual points.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities not too long ago modified the names of the Mughalsarai railway junction, Allahabad and Faizabad districts.
“Whenever serious issues like the rights of the backward classes are raised, the BJP comes up with such ideas to fool the people,” Rajbhar stated.
“The BJP says that the cities had been named by Mughals. In the BJP, there’s Shahnawaz Hussain, who’s the nationwide spokesperson; Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who’s a Union Cabinet minister; and, in UP, there’s Mohsin Raza, who’s a minister of state within the Yogi Adityanath authorities. First, the names of those three individuals needs to be modified,” Rajbhar purportedly stated in a video, which went viral on social media.
“The GT Road, which was built by a Muslim king, should be uprooted. After all, it was built by Sher Shah Suri. Why do you allow people to use that road? Similarly, the Red Fort in Delhi and Taj Mahal. Who built them?” requested Rajbhar.
On Tuesday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had introduced that Faizabad district would henceforth be often known as Ayodhya. He additionally proposed organising of a brand new airport, named after Lord Ram, and a medical school within the identify of King Dasharath, father of Ram, within the district.
Last month, the state Cabinet had adopted a proposal to rename the historic metropolis of Allahabad as Prayagraj.
When contacted by PTI on Sunday, Rajbhar stated: “There is no point in renaming the districts of the state. The work which was done by the Bahujan Samaj Party, Samajwadi Party and Congress, the same is being repeated by the BJP. There is nothing new in it.”
However, UP BJP spokesperson Manish Shukla stated although Rajbhar was entitled to have his views as a minister, however ought to chorus from making such remarks.
“Faizabad and Allahabad were renamed as Ayodhya and Prayagraj respectively as per the sanctity of these places. It was only a corrective action, as centuries ago invaders with polluted mentality had changed the names of these places,” the spokesperson claimed.
Meanwhile, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has re-opened the problem of renaming Ahmedabad as ‘Karnavati’, days after his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath renamed Allahabad as Prayagraj.
Soon after providing ‘darshan’ on the Bhadkrakali Temple on the Hindu new 12 months on Thursday, Rupani stated his authorities was dedicated to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati. The job could be completed and the renaming would occur earlier than the 2019 parliamentary elections.
The Chief Minister stated all authorized hurdles could be tackled for this function as “millions of Hindus in Ahmedabad and most parts of Gujarat wished” that the town was renamed as Karnavati.
(With inputs from companies)