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Arun Govil snapped proper earlier than he left from Meerut for Mumbai

The kurta-pyjama on the marketing campaign journey is changed by shirt and trousers. The BJP scarf is gone and in comes a cap. The sandals have given solution to footwear. That is Arun Govil, BJP’s Meerut candidate, heading to Mumbai after a month-long stint in his Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha constituency.

The actor-politician, who essayed the function of Ram within the vastly well-liked tv drama Ramayan, on Sunday discovered himself occupying the highest spot on the trending listing.

It is a prime instance of “parachute politician”, alleges Congress’ UP chief Ajay Rai.

“It’s learnt that Arun Govil, who was the BJP candidate from Meerut, left for Mumbai the very subsequent day after the elections have been over. Maybe he had issue staying among the many public,” Mr Rai alleges in a publish in Hindi on X.

The 66-year-old politician instantly issued a clarification, including that he was heading to Mumbai on occasion’s orders.

“My revered voters, sisters, brothers and employees of Meerut, Hi there. On Holi, on 24 March, the Bharatiya Janata Celebration introduced my title and on their directions, I reached amongst you on 26 March. I stayed with you for one month and campaigned for the election along with your help. The election was accomplished. I’m very grateful to you in your love, help and respect. Now, on the directions of the occasion, I’m in Mumbai to meet my duties right here,” Mr Govil stated in an in depth publish in Hindi on X.

The politician stated the occasion is planning to ship him to different areas for election campaigning, underscoring that he shall be among the many individuals of Meerut as soon as the work is accomplished.

The opposite cost in opposition to Mr Govil is that he’s not conscious in regards to the problems with Meerut.

“Throughout the election marketing campaign, when a journalist requested him in regards to the problems with Meerut, he didn’t know something. In reply, he may solely say that first let the elections be over after which we’ll look into the problems,” Mr Rai alleged, including, “That is the coverage of many of the BJP leaders. They haven’t any concern for the individuals and the bottom. They solely imagine in parachute politics.”

Mr Govil, when requested in regards to the points in Meerut, instructed a New Minute reporter that he’s “not precisely conscious what sort of points are prevalent right here”.

“Mainly the key difficulty all the time, and wherever, not speaking about this Meerut seat, are roads, electrical energy, water, training, employment, medical. I’m not conscious precisely what sort of points are prevalent right here. However no matter shall be there, as they arrive to us we’ll attempt to resolve,” Mr Govil instructed Information Minute.

When the reporter pressed him about what he meant by not conscious and if he had not had an opportunity to check the problems, a visibly irked Mr Govil stated, “It is not the query of finding out them. You’re taking me some other place.” The politician adopted it up with a namaste.

Requested once more if the BJP was attempting to money in on his celeb standing, Mr Govil stated, “I do not suppose so, no no. Numerous work has been accomplished on this constituency.”

Arun Govil is up in opposition to Samajwadi Celebration’s Dalit candidate Sunita Verma. The BJP swept the nation’s largest and most important state in 2014 (72 seats) and 2019 (62 seats). At 80, the politically prized state sends the utmost variety of MPs to parliament.

Ms Verma is the previous Mayor of Meerut. Her husband Yogesh Verma, a former MLA of the Samajwadi Celebration, is a well known face within the constituency.

The third candidate within the contest is BSP’s Devvrat Tyagi.

The eight UP constituencies that went to polls within the second part are Amroha, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Aligarh and Mathura.

In keeping with the Voter Turnout app of the Election Fee 58.70 per cent polling was recorded in Meerut.

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