Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 13 February (Tuesday) said it is the victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that Congress president Rahul Gandhi described himself as a “Janeudhaari Hindu”.
“It our victory that Rahul Gandhi, whose ancestors used to say that they are 'accidental Hindus', today says that he is a 'Janeudhaari Hindu',” Adityanath was quoted by the New Indian Express as saying while addressing a rally in Tripura’s Sabroom.
The UP Chief Minister was in Tripura to campaign for the BJP, which is trying to uproot the Left Front government that is ruling Tripura for the last 25 years.
Election to the 60-member Tripura Assembly will be held on 18 February, while the counting of votes will be done on 3 March.
The BJP is contesting the polls in alliance with the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT). The BJP is contesting 51 seats, while the IPFT has fielded nine candidates.