Campaigning for elections typically sees candidates taking roadshows, holding conferences, and in some circumstances visiting homes within the meeting seat they’re contesting in. However with Covid restrictions on rallies and different occasions in place, candidates have began door-to-door visits to persuade the electorates to vote for them.
Surendra Maithani, a BJP chief in Uttar Pradesh, is one in every of them. The BJP MLA from Kanpur has posted quite a few photographs of him interacting with folks – in some circumstances folks making use of tilak on his brow – as he campaigns in his meeting seat. A video of 1 such campaigning by Mr Maithani – the BJP MLA is seen speaking with a person as he bathes – has been broadly shared on social media.
“Is everything fine? Your house has been successfully constructed, no? Have you got ration card?” the MLA asks the person who’s in the course of a shower.
“Yes, yes,” the person replies.
The BJP MLA has even posted the image on his Instagram web page.
“I went to a beneficiary’s home and congratulated him on the successful completion of home under the housing scheme. I requested him to press lotus (BJP symbol) and elect me as MLA,” the MLA wrote.
Uttar Pradesh will go to polls in seven phases between February 10 and March 7, with outcomes being declared on March 10.