“The way in which senior leaders like Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalraj Mishra, Kesrinath Tripathi were sidelined in the party shows that there is a bigger conspiracy against the Brahmin community by BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh. The BJP will be no more in fight in UP due to internal bickering,” said Uttar Pradesh Agriculture Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Manoj Kumar Pandey.

Pandey, who is the state president of Samajwadi Party Prabuddha Sabha - the party's intellectual wing - said though it was the BJP’s internal matter, he was pained at the "insult" of senior leaders in the party.

"Brahmins are not foolish. They are noticing the insult and will give their reply in elections," he added.

On the "har har Modi" slogan used by BJP workers to hail their prime ministerial nominee, Pandey said equating Modi with 'Mahadev' (Lord Shiva) was not justified and the party would have to face its repercussions in the polls.