Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 11
Key state Uttar Pradesh will vote for a brand new Assembly in a few yr and a half from now. The time period of the BJP’s Yogi Adityanath authorities is expiring in March 2022.
It is in such a dynamic scenario that dreaded felony Vikas Dubey was in the present day killed by the police in an “encounter”, per week after he and his males killed a number of policemen in a Kanpur village.
It additionally coincides with the ‘Brahmin Chetna Samvad’ initiated by Congress chief Jitin Prasada to regain help of “upper caste Hindus” feeling “neglected and sidelined” by ‘Thakur’ CM Adityanath.
Regional gamers SP and BSP have additionally pulled out all stops, elevating questions in regards to the “encounter” that ended the free run of the hardcore felony within the state below numerous regimes, together with theirs.
Political observers are sensing that the present scenario could also be used to “widen the existing gap” between castes in UP, a state pushed by caste and neighborhood equations, whereas Dubey’s protectors, in police and political events, go scot-free. UP-based political observer Sudheer Panwar explains: “Congress’ ‘Brahmin’ face, Prasada, has began a motion to wean off the caste from the BJP on the pretext of ‘Thakur’ dominance. He has criticised the encounter.