Global Politics – As the countdown to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections begins, the politics of statues accumulate going in lawful earnest.
Varied political events are the exercise of statues to blueprint and consolidate various caste vote banks in their favour.
Lord Parshuram, the icon of Brahmins, has emerged as a high favorite with political events who look the Parshuram element as an efficient tool to woo Brahmins, who are believed to be upset with the ruling BJP for having sidelined them.
BJP leader Shyam Prakash Dwiwedi in Prayagraj has got a 16 feet statue of Parshuram ready for set up. The statue used to be taken around the city in a procession on Saturday.
Dwiwedi, who’s also the national president of Brahmin Samaj Utthan Sewa Santhan, talked about, “We conception to install statues of Lord Parshuram in all 75 districts of the suppose. We are in a position to invite saints and seers and also our (read BJP) leaders to the capabilities. That is thanks to the blessings of Lord Parshuram that the BJP is in vitality on the Centre and within the suppose. We are in a position to also expose the company relating to the achievements of the Modi and Yogi governments at these capabilities.”
The Samajwadi Get collectively (SP) has also announced that it would install a 108 feet good statue of Parshuram on the Janeshwar Mishra Park in Lucknow.
Broken-down SP minister Abhishek Mishra, who’s supervising the challenge, talked about that the statue is being ready in Jaipur.
Despite the truth that the date for the set up of the statue has no longer but been announced, sources talked about it could presumably well well successfully be ‘in some unspecified time in the future before the 2022 Assembly polls.’
Right here is the first time that the Samajwadi Get collectively has confirmed its inclination in direction of Parshuram and it is some distance clearly geared toward wooing Brahmin votes.
The statue politics, meanwhile, is on in fats swing among the Nishad centric events.
These events bear propped up extinct bandit queen-grew to alter into-politician Phoolan Devi as their icon.
The Nishad Get collectively, led by Sanjay Nishad, has been anxious set up of Phoolan Devi’s statue in Gorakhpur.
The Vikassheel Insaan Get collectively (VIP) of Bihar which is making its electoral debut in Uttar Pradesh, has announced that it would distribute Phoolan statues in each and every Nishad house so that her presence is felt by each and every member of the community.
“We are going to dangle Phoolan to each and every Nishad house. She championed the location off of the unhappy and downtrodden and we are in a position to make certain that she is sufficiently revered,” talked a few VIP leader.