After success of ‘Bulldozer Baba’ in UP, ‘Bulldozer Mama’ rolls into MP politics

After success of ‘Bulldozer Baba’ in UP, ‘Bulldozer Mama’ rolls into MP politics

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March 26, 2022

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was bestowed with the sobriquet “Bulldozer Baba” during the campaign for the recently concluded elections in the state. First mentioned by the Samajwadi Party as a jibe, the BJP decided to adopt the moniker and promote it as an affirmation of the Adityanath government’s policy of using the machine to raze illegal properties of criminals.

New Delhi, 26 March 2022

As per news report of The Indian Express, The campaign paid off as the BJP returned to power in UP in a convincing fashion. Now, the sobriquet seems to have found a space in the political discourse in Madhya Pradesh as the saffron party tries to build up Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan as someone who is tough on crime. The term “Bulldozer Mama” made its appearance earlier this week when BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma placed a row of bulldozers outside his government bungalow in Bhopal along with a hoarding that read, “Beti ki suraksha mein jo banega rora, mama ka bulldozer banega hathora (Uncle CM’s bulldozer will hammer those who impede the security of our daughters).”

Source - The Indian Express


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