Yogi Adityanath’s Delhi visit comes close on the heels of speculations of possible cabinet reshuffle in UP
New Delhi| Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Earlier, on Thursday, Yogi Adityanath met Home Minister Amit Shah. The meeting lasted about an hour and a half. Today, he will be meeting Prime Minister as well.
Yogi’s Delhi visit comes close on the heels of speculations of possible cabinet reshuffle in UP According to reports, the leadership of the BJP is upset after the feedback received from some MPs, MLAs and ministers of Uttar Pradesh. Not only the party, the Sangh is also worried. Several rounds of meetings have taken place between the two. Senior BJP leaders BL Santosh and Radha Mohan Singh have also expressed the same concern after three-day review meetings in Lucknow.
A report in the NDTV quoting sources said that in the review meetings of the BJP-Sangh, the same fact came to the fore that Yogi is lagging behind in taking everyone along. There are caste complexities added to the issue as well. MPs and MLAs have complained that the CM is out of their reach. This despair has increased further in the second wave of Coronavirus.
What is Yogi’s agenda in Delhi?
On Thursday Yogi met Amit Shah. He will meet Modi today. During his meeting, he also submitted a report card on governance during Covid-19 pandemic to Amit Shah. Local media reports say that Yogi has carried some documents with him, from which he can prove that during the second wave of Coronavirus, his government took firm steps and did not allow mismanagement, contrary to what has been reported in the media. These documents have been collected from various departments.
There are talks that party may also deliberate projecting a different face ahead of UP Elections. However, many also believe that removing Yogi’s face from party campaign with just a year left for elections, can prove to be damaging for the party.