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Battle for UP: On protest for 26 years, ex-teacher to contest against Yogi
Business Standard | 06/02/2022 11:31 AM | Click to read full article
He has been on protest for 26 years and now has decided to contest against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur.
Vijay Singh, 59, a former school teacher, said, "I have done everything within my means to free the government land from the clutches of the mafia. In 2012, I met the then Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who set up a committee to probe my complaint but nothing happened afterwards.