UP 2022 Election Campaign Live Updates: MLAs Aditi Singh, Vandana Singh join BJP; AAP, SP discuss seat-sharing

2022 UP Assembly Election Campaign Live News: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said it has started talks with the Samajwadi Party ahead of the 2022 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, indicating that the two may be looking at a possible alliance in the state. 

UP 2022 Polls Live, 2022 Uttar Pradesh Election Campaign Live Updates: Rebel Congress MLA from Rae Bareli, Aditi Singh, who had disassociated from the party some time ago, on Wednesday formally joined the BJP along with rebel BSP MLA from Sigri in Azamgarh, Vandana Singh.

Speaking to mediapersons after joining the BJP, Aditi Singh hit out at the Congress. “The Congress knows that they stand nowhere in UP. Therefore, they are fooling the women with promises… in the last election, Congress had won 7 seats and I was one of them,” the MLA said.

Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said it has started talks with the Samajwadi Party ahead of the 2022 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, indicating that the two may be looking at a possible alliance in the state. AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh made the announcement after meeting SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow.

In other news, Akhilesh Yadav said if his party comes to power in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election, its government will give Rs 25 lakh each to farmers who died during the farm laws agitation. “We promise that in 2022, as soon as the Samajwadi Party government comes to power, farmers who died during the agitation against farm laws will be given a ‘Kisan Shahadat Samman Rashi’ of Rs 25 lakh,” Yadav said in a tweet.

Uttar Pradesh 2022 Election Campaign Live News: MLAs Aditi Singh & Vandana Singh join BJP; AAP, SP discuss seat-sharing; Follow this space for the latest UP Polls 2022 updates. 

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said it has started talks with the Samajwadi Party ahead of the 2022 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, indicating that the two may be looking at a possible alliance in the state.

AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh made the announcement after meeting SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow.

The Samajwadi Party appeared to hint at the same. “A meeting for change,” Yadav wrote on Twitter, posting an image featuring him, Sanjay Singh and senior AAP leader Dilip Pandey, who also attended Wednesday’s meeting. Read the full report here. 

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress on Wednesday announced a 15-day membership drive from Constitution Day (November 26) with the aim of adding one crore new members to the party. The slogan of the campaign, which will continue till December 10, is “Ek Pariwar, Naye Sadasya Chaar [One family, four new members]”.

At a press conference, state Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu said people could give a missed call at 8230005000 to become a party member. The party will put up canopies at prominent markets, bus stops, and railway stations as part of the membership drive. Congress workers will talk to people about the party’s electoral promises for women and girls, including reservation of 40 per cent of Assembly elections tickets, and electric scooties and smartphones for girls who clear the Class 12 exams. The party will also put up posters of its “Ladki hoon, lad sakti hoon [I am a girl, and I can fight]” campaign in front of women’s and girls’ colleges and universities. Read the full report here. 

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said if his party comes to power in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election, its government will give Rs 25 lakh each to farmers who died during the farm laws agitation.

“The life of a farmer is priceless because he grows foodgrains for others,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.

“We promise that in 2022, as soon as the Samajwadi Party government comes to power, farmers who died during the agitation against farm laws will be given a ‘Kisan Shahadat Samman Rashi’ of Rs 25 lakh,” Yadav added. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to lay the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar on Thursday. With this, Uttar Pradesh will become the only state in India to have five international airports.

Located at a distance of about 72 km from the IGI airport in New Delhi, the new airport will be India’s largest after its completion, according to officials. The first phase of the development of the airport is being done at a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore.

The construction of this airport comes just weeks after the prime minister inaugurated the Kushinagar international airport in Uttar Pradesh to boost the country’s aviation sector. Another international airport is presently under-construction in Ayodhya. Here’s everything you need to know. 

Noida: Preparations underway on the eve of the foundation stone laying ceremony of Jewar Airport by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gautam Buddha Nagar district, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (PTI Photo)

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Noida International Airport today: All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to lay the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar on Thursday. With this, Uttar Pradesh will become the only state in India to have five international airports.

Located at a distance of about 72 km from the IGI airport in New Delhi, the new airport will be India’s largest after its completion, according to officials. The first phase of the development of the airport is being done at a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore.

The construction of this airport comes just weeks after the prime minister inaugurated the Kushinagar international airport in Uttar Pradesh to boost the country’s aviation sector. Another international airport is presently under-construction in Ayodhya.

The foundation stone of the new airport will be laid by PM Modi at 1 PM on Thursday.

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