Lotus will bloom in Tripura: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the "lotus" (BJP's poll symbol) will bloom in Tripura as the people of the north-eastern state were fed up with the CPI(M)-led Left Front government.

"The lotus will bloom in Tripura this year. The people of the state are angry with the government and the BJP is getting a massive support. Only the CPI(M) workers get the benefits of government policies in Tripura. In this condition, development is very difficult," he told reporters here.

According to the chief minister, since 80 percent of Tripura is surrounded by Bangladesh, a "poor country", the people of the state think that their condition is fine. "But now, they also want development," he said.

Asked about the possible BJP candidate for the Gorakhpur bypoll, Adityanath said, "I am from this place. I am directly connected to each person here. Since the party has given me the responsibility of the chief minister, my workplace has expanded. But my Lok Sabha seat cannot remain vacant and someone will come in that place."

Adityanath had been a five-time MP from Gorakhpur.

On the upcoming investors' summit in the state, the chief minister said, "The prime minister and president will participate, along with several industrialists. The one district, one product policy will be really beneficial for the state in terms of self-employment and jobs. In the next three year...

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