Lucknow: Even as Uttar Pradesh government has enforced the controversial Love Jihad Ordinance in the state on Saturday, the principal opposition Samajwadi Party has announced to opposed the new Ordinance terming it as an anti-people law.
The party has said it will oppose the Bills brought in both the houses of the state legislature in the next session.
Earlier in the day, UP governor Anandiben Patel, gave her nod on the anti-conversion Ordinance and the state home department issued the notification.
However, later addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said that the new Ordinance was against the people and it has been brought just to harass the people.
” Our party workers and leaders will oppose this Ordinance and it will be opposed in the state assembly and legislative council too,” he announced.
Terming that the BJP governments at the Centre as well as in UP was anti-people, he said SP will go before the people to make them aware about the ideology and policies of the Samajwadi Party.
” The farmers are being tortured and the entire markets have been ruined by the BJP. SP is supporting the farmers and will stand with them on their fight against the government,” he said.
The former UP chief minister maintained that BJP always says that they would be double the income of the farmers but now they are trying all their powers to crush them.