Shah in Haridwar Amid Uttarakhand Crisis
Shahspokeof theeffortsmadebythe Centre and Maharashtra government to develop a memorial there.
Shah’ presence in Hardiwar now is seen as politically significant in view
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of theAssemblypollsinUttarakhand andUP.“It’sgoodthatourpartypresident is trying to send out a positive messagetoSCvotersfromHaridwar,” a BJP leader said. The religious town has good population of SCs.
Although, it was Shah’ first visit to Uttarakhand after the impositionof President’ Rule, he did not mention anything about the political crisis in the state. His presence is also a reflection of Maharaj’ political importance in current situation. The Congress MLAs, who are considered close to Maharaj,havestillnotdefectedtoBJP.