Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrived here for the first time after the Bharatiya Janata Party won in the recent Rampur Lok Sabha -election. CM Yogi inaugurated development projects here. On this occasion, Yogi targeted the Samajwadi Party fiercely. Yogi, referring to the famous Rampuri knife, said that the Rampuri knife was in the wrong hands earlier. Although he did not name anyone, his gesture was clearly towards SP leader Azam Khan.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday took a dig at Azam Khan, a senior SP leader and current MLA from Rampur, saying that those who exploited Rampur for their selfishness are finally suffering the consequences. The Chief Minister said in his address after inaugurating and laying the foundation stone of 22 projects under a cost of Rs 72 crore and laying the foundation stone, Rampur has its own historical and mythological identity and we have to maintain it under any circumstances.
"Those who do not develop on the agenda, they exploited Rampur"
While naming Azam Khan, Chief Minister Yogi said, that such people, who had no place for development and public welfare on the agenda, exploited Rampur for their selfishness. Those who did not make development plans kept Rampur in mind, but those plans became a means of exploitation of just one person, eventually, they have to suffer its degradation. '
Stay in jail for about 27 months in 89 cases
Significantly, Azam Khan, one of the founding members of SP, is currently a party MLA from Rampur Sadar. In the past, he has also been an MP from Rampur. Khan was lodged in Sitapur jail for about 27 months in about 89 cases of various allegations including corruption, illegal possession, and theft, and was released on bail in May last May.
A new era starts in Rampur: Yogi
Khan resigned from the Rampur Lok Sabha seat after becoming an MLA, on which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Ghanshyam Lodhi won in the -election. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the people of Rampur stood with development, security, and prosperity and started a new era. He said that the public has given a clear message to Ghanshyam Lodhi by winning the Rampur Lok Sabha -election.