The Republican Party of India (RPI) has supported Modi Government in Centre. Now, the party is focusing on upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. The Uttar Pradesh State President Pawan Bhai Gupta shared his strategy for upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh in an Exclusive Interview with India Editor.Com –
Q- Your Party has alliance with BJP in Centre. How you are supporting Bhartiya Janta Party in Uttar Pradesh?
Ans- Yes, we are supporting BJP in Uttar Pradesh also. Uttar Pradesh government under the able leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is doing well. However, there are some loopholes for which corrective measures are much needed for the welfare of the public. So, we look after such issues and report them to the accountable leaders of the party. Moreover, we are looking forward for an alliance with BJP in Uttar Pradesh for upcoming assembly polls.
Q- Brahmin politics is trending in Uttar Pradesh. What is your perspective?
Ans- In my opinion, it is not just the question of Brahmin. Politics should be done for the welfare of each and every community including Brahmin. The poors and needy who migrate to other states to work as labourers, mechanics, etc, they must be benefitted with various policies.
Q- What is your strategy to strengthen RPI in Uttar Pradesh?
Ans- We are working to strengthen the organizational structure in Uttar Pradesh. We have large number of followers of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar and Ram Das Athawale. So, our objective is to approach them and associate them with the party. We will bring them in the mainstream of development of the state. We will raise their voice and fight for their rights as well.
Q-What is your preparation regarding upcoming assembly polls?
Ans- We are in talks with senior BJP leaders. We believe that BJP will leave 20 to 25 seats in upcoming assembly polls for RPI. We are going to win assembly polls in alliance with BJP in near future.
Q-BJP has initiated the construction of Ram Mandir. Do you think that this will help BJP in upcoming polls?
Ans- Lord Ram and Construction of Ram Mandir is praised by everyone. Moreover, we have other issues to work. This includes Employment, Free Education, Law and Order, Medical Facilities, etc. These issues must be addressed.
Q-You are pointing so many issues which need to be addressed. So are you going to include all this in your election manifesto also?
Ans- We have an alliance with BJP. But, we will have our separate election manifesto which will be comprised of all necessary issues.
Q- What is your opinion about working of CM Yogi Adityanath ?
Ans- The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath is doing well. However, we have suggested him to appoint a separate Minister of Home Affairs for such a large state. We also appreciate his initiative of introducing Commissioner Policing in Uttar Pradesh.