Mumbai, Dec 6 (IECurrentAffairs) The Shiv Sena has criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over violence in Bulandshahr.
An editorial in ‘Saamna’ said,” the UP CM is busy renaming cities but has failed to address the basic issues in his state. Soldiers and policemen do not have any religion. Similarly, those in power should only focus on fulfilling their responsibilities.”
A police inspector and a 20-year-old man were killed on Monday, when a mob of some 400 people fought pitched battles with police in Siyana area of Bulandshahr district, apparently after right-wing activists were angered by the discovery of cow carcasses strewn in a nearby jungle.
Riots are taking place during Yogi’s rule. A policeman lost his life in the violence over cow meat. Soldiers and police officials do not have any religion. Similarly, those in power should only follow their responsibilities, it said.
The party also lashed out at Adityanath over his remarks that if the BJP comes to power in Telangana, it would work towards respecting people’s sentiments by renaming Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar.
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister made the remarks on Wednesday.
The Shiv Sena said while Adityanath sought to rename Hyderabad, he had failed to address the basic issues in his state.
The question before him (Adityanath) relates to history, while he is giving answers related to geography.
The question is not when Hyderabad will become Bhagyanagar but when will the Ram temple be constructed, the edit further said.
Raising the Ram temple issue once again, the Uddhav Thackeray-led party asked as to when the shrine would be