"Permission for Yogi's meeting was given on 7th September itself. Later application of SP was taken and it was also given permission. Then in name of breach of peace, permission was cancelled," BJP state president Laxmi Kant Bajpai alleged while talking to the reporters.

He said for public meetings, the Election Commission's rule is of first-come-first serve, but in this case, it was totally overlooked.
"The conspiracy was hatched by district administration under pressure of the government. The District Magistrate had said that BJP withdrew its application, but the ADM had said that permission was cancelled apprehending breach of peace," he said.

Attacking the ruling party on the issue, Bajpai said, "Sensing its defeat in the by-eletions, Samajwadi Party has lost its balance”.
Bajpai claimed that no public meeting was held in Indira Nagar area on Wednesday.

"There was no stage, banner or seats. We only campaigned in favour of the candidate from permitted vehicle," he said.
Regarding the FIR filed against the BJP MP, Bajpai said the party is not afraid of FIR.

On EC notice, he said reply has been submitted and BJP will honour the decision taken by the commission.
Several ministers of the state government and party leaders are camping in Mainpuri, he said.

On Mainpuri by-polls, Bajpai said after considering the demands of BJP, the EC has decided that four to five personnel of CPMF will be deployed at every booth along with a micro observer and the entire process will be videographed.

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