Prime Minister and senior BJP leader Narendra Modi today attacked again on Congress on the issue of minority reservation. He said that Baba Sahab Bhimrao Ambedkar openly opposed the reservation on the basis of religion and Congress wants to give benefits on the basis of religion which is against the wishes of Babasaheb. He was speaking at a political rally in Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Mr. Modi addressed back to back 3 rallies in the state on the seats where elections will be held in 5th and 6th phase.

Earlier, addressing a political rally in Barabanki Prime Minister Modi said that Samajwadi party has taken refuge in Bengal now and the their political alliance is only for vote bank and appeasement. He said that if Congress and Samajwadi Party come to power, they will run buldozer on Ram temple in Ayodhya. In another political rally in Fatehpur district Narendra Modi said that during earlier regimes UP was infamous for crime and corruption but now the state is leading in development.

Meanwhile, in a major development Samajwadi Party MLA from Unchahar constituency in Raebareli Manoj Pandey today joined BJP in the presence of Union Home minister and senior party leader Amit Shah. Later, Mr. Shah also addressed a political gathering in Unchahar and stated that if the I.N.D.I.A. block comes to power, they will lock the Ram temple again.

Defence Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh addressed a gathering in Ballia district, affirming that the BJP is poised to come to power for the third consecutive term.

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi campaigned jointly today in favour of Kishori Lal Sharma, the Congress candidate from Amethi, who is contesting against Smriti Irani. Akhilesh Yadav said that once they will come in power the I.N.D.I.A. block will make law on MSP for the welfare of farmers.

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo supremo Mayawati addressed a political gathering in Pratapgarh district today and attacked on BJP and Congress. She said that both the parties are indulged in corruption.