No Elections In The Future If BJP Wins 2019: Akhilesh Yadav

Yadav also said people would need to “find a drain and a ‘kadhai’ (utensil) to fry ‘pakodas’ if the BJP wins 2019.

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File picture of Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav.

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday, 15 September, said that there would be no elections in the future, if BJP comes to power in 2019, reported CNN News18.

Speaking at an event in his hometown Saifai, Uttar Pradesh, Yadav said:

The government in Delhi (Centre) today is trying to kill democracy. Not just us, but many social thinkers and their friends are saying that if the BJP is voted back to power in 2019, then democracy might cease to exist in this country. There may be no elections in the future. So the entire Opposition has just one chance to save democracy in 2019.
Akhilesh Yadav

The former Chief Minister also took a dig at PM Narendra Modi’s ‘pakoda’ comment, saying that people would have to “find a drain and a ‘kadhai’ (utensil) to fry ‘pakodas’ if the BJP comes back to power in 2019”.

He described the 2019 elections as an “exam” that the opposition “can’t fail”. Yadav also added that the 2019 elections will pave way for the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, and that the BJP will try to wrest power by “conspiring and misguiding” people.

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