Former IPS Amitabh Thakur To Contest Elections Against Yogi Adityanath
Lucknow, August 14 (TNA) Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Amitabh Thakur will be contesting the forthcoming state assembly elections against UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath. This, he announced, was to protest against many "undemocratic, improper, suppressive, harassing and discriminatory works during his tenure as Chief Minister".
Thakur, who was forcibly retired by the union ministry of home affairs on recommendation of the state government a few months back, said that he shall be contesting the election against Adityanath from any place where he contests election.
He said it is a fight of "principles for him, where he shall be presenting his protest to the wrongdoings". Thakur also said that whatever might be the result of the election but he will ensure that Adityanath definitely adheres to the Model Code of Conduct in letter and spirit.