File Photo: Yogi Adityanath. Photograph:( Zee News Network )
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has reacted after the shocking defeat of BJP on his home-turf Gorakhpur, and Phulpur – both seats previously represented by him and his deputy in Uttar Pradesh government Keshav Prasad Maurya respectively.
“We accept the verdict of the people, this result is unexpected, we will review the shortcomings. I congratulate the winning candidates,” said UP CM Yogi.
#WATCH UP CM Yogi Adityanath says 'Yeh BSP-SP ka jo rajnitik saudebaazi, desh ke vikas ko baadhit karne ke liye bani hai, iske baare mein hum apni rann neeti tayaar karenge' #UPByPoll pic.twitter.com/DtyHvLeJqH— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) March 14, 2018
The 45-year-old Yogi Adityanath was the Gorakhpur MP since 1998 for five terms till he resigned after being picked to be Uttar Pradesh chief minister.
“Yeh BSP-SP ka jo rajnitik saudebaazi, desh ke vikas ko baadhit karne ke liye bani hai, iske baare mein hum apni rann neeti tayaar karenge (This SP-BSP political alliance has been formed to hamper the deveopment of the country. We will prepare our strategy for this,” he added.
Adityanath pointed out reasons that led to the defeat of BJP in both seats.