Tarun Deo Yadav, former SP youth president from Baghpat district (Uttar Pradesh) promised to reward them who would behead BJP chief Amit Shah and PM Narendra Modi for implementing demonetisation in India. Calling it an ’emergency-like’ situation, he accused the PM for forcing this decision upon innocent public. In his fiery speech, Yadav reopened the wounds of 2002 Godhra riots, blaming the PM for large-scare Gujarat massacre.
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Though state SP President Shivpal Yadav dismissed all frontal organisations and district units, Tarun illegally used party letterhead for this announcement. In a letter that carried SP Yuvajan Sabha logo, Tarun issued a handwritten letter making this absurd and unacceptable announcement.
Not to mention, Tarun’s video is all over the internet where he was spotted challenging both Shah and the PM’s authority. The accused dared the PM to hold a rally in Baghpat. The video featured him reading the same letter during a youth wing meeting that was held at Baghpat party office.
When approached by the media, Tarun said,
“If you see a person, who’s as old as your grandfather, waiting in long queues outside banks and ATMs in a tired condition, even you will curse Modi. Common men are facing problems in everyday life due to PM. Labours are not getting paid due to lack of work. This is an Emergency-like situation and the current government must go. Those who will be-head the main culprits Shah and Modi, will get appropriate awards.”
He also shared his plans saying that the party will protest against this movement and burn effigies of the PM in their area.
The senior SP leaders have confirmed that Shivpal Yadav released a letter on December 7 stating the dismissal of youth bodies and district units. While Vijay Bahadur Pathak, BJP general secretary brushed it off saying SP is a party of frustrated people, SP state spokesperson Md. Shahid assured the media that the party has nothing to do with Tarun’s statement. He said the CM will take appropriate action against Tarun.
We do understand that Tarun, like any other youngster was irritated because of inconvenience caused by demonetisation. However, the bigger question is was this the right way to vent out frustration? Why doesn’t today’s youth come up with constructive ways to solve this problem?