The Bharatiya Janata Party started resorting to virtual dialogue from the very beginning of the Corona crisis. In the Corona era, the BJP also held virtual dialogue rallies as a strategy of dialogue and contact with the people. From the booth level workers to the general public were connected through virtual rallies. In this, the achievements of Modi and Yogi Sarkar were described. In view of the by-election, the BJP has started a dialogue with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and State President Swatantradev Singh with separate booths, divisions and sector officials in each seat.
On the other hand, the opposition parties are also taking this election very seriously. The Congress has also announced the candidates with a virtual meeting. The Congress has nominated Aarti Vajpayee from Bangarmau in Unnao and Hyder Ali Khan from Swarm in Rampur. The Bangarmau seat of Unnao was vacated by BJP’s Kuldeep Singh Sengar and Swar Tanda seat of Rampur, Abdullah Azam Khan’s son Azam Khan’s seat. However, the commission has not announced the election of Swar assembly.
Congress is also in the strategy of making a comeback in Uttar Pradesh’s politics with great stamina. In-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also formed a panel of leaders for the selection of candidates for all seats. Candidates are being selected on the report of the same panel.
Siddhartha Dear Srivastava, in charge of Uttar Pradesh Congress, said that the preparations to contest elections in all our seats are very strong. In view of the Corona crisis, the officials of our organization are trying to make their points available to the public through virtual meetings.
The Samajwadi Party is also going ahead with great power in this election. From National President Akhilesh Yadav to State President Naresh Uttam have taken over the front. Naresh Uttam has finished a phase of virtual meeting with the office bearers of all the seats. Direct communication with the activists is being activated for voting through video conferencing. Due to the lack of direct communication and meetings in the Corona era, SP has already launched the YouTube channel to reach out to the remote people.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has taken charge of the by-election herself. He has conducted an electoral review from Delhi. He has given responsibility to the sector in-charge and the people of Mandal for the election.
Senior Political Analyst P.N. Dwivedi says that in view of the corona crisis, the manner of everything has changed. In such a situation, politics is not untouched by this. Virtual medium is a good medium to easily communicate and communicate to the public.
The seats where the bypolls are held in Uttar Pradesh include Tundla (Firozabad), Bulandshahr Sadar, Nauganwa Sadat (Amroha), Ghatampur (Kanpur Nagar), Bangarmau (Unnao), Malhani (Jaunpur) and Deoria Sadar.