Two days after shots were fired at his vehicle at Chhajarsi Tollbooth in Hapur district on Thursday night, National Chairman of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday raised a question mark over the law and order situation in Uttar. Pradesh.
“More Owaisis will be born if one is killed,” he said, addressing a rally at Asara village in Chaprauli assembly constituency of Baghpat district in support of the presidential candidate. Anees Ahmad party.
Uttar Pradesh police had arrested the two assailants who shot at the vehicle in which Owaisi was returning to Delhi after conducting a door-to-door campaign for his party’s candidate in Kithore assembly constituency from Meerut district on Thursday evening. No injuries were reported but two bullet holes were spotted on the vehicle Owaisi was traveling in and one of its tires was punctured.
The Center had decided to give the head of AIMIM category Z security after the incident, but he refused it.
He said he would not accept Grade Z security, adding that if the poor get protection, it will be his security.
“How logical does it make sense to provide me with Z-grade security if the BJP cannot protect the common man? Owaisi said at his first election meeting in Baghpat district after refusing to accept the Centre’s offer. “Guns can’t stop me,” he said.
“I don’t want security, I want a share. Make India’s Muslims and the poor Class A citizens,” he said, according to an ANI report.
According to the ANI report, the MP for Lok Sabha said that those who fired bullets at his vehicle are the ones who killed Mahatma Gandhi.
“…Those who fired bullets (at my vehicle) are the ones who killed Gandhi. I’m talking about the rights of the people, from where the bullet was fired. I’m talking about the stake (of Muslims), so the shot has been fired. When I speak within the framework of the Constitution, evildoers cannot tolerate it… If an Owaisi dies, I bequeath you to produce lakhs of Owaisis,” he said.
Attacking the BJP, Owaisi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is raising Kashi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is visiting Mathura.
“They only raise issues by which they can pit two communities against each other,” said the leader of AIMIM, who is also an MP for Hyderabad.
Continuing his attack on the BJP, he reiterated that the twin government (same ruling party in Center and State) had been of no use to Uttar Pradesh and he could not even ask questions. railway tracks in Hastinapur, a historical place related to Mahabharata.
“Stray animals destroy crops and farmers are forced to keep their crops overnight,” he said.
He also targeted opposition parties and accused them of misleading people in the name of social justice.
Nevertheless, he also offered Samajwadi party leader Akhilesh Yadav to join him and said, “It will benefit him.”
Elections to the Uttar Pradesh assembly for 403 seats will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
Baghpat goes to the polls in the first phase on February 10.