Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University in Aligarh: PM Modi visit to bolster BJP's efforts to woo Jats

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Aligarh on Tuesday will be crucial for BJP's Jat outreach and the state government's development pitch in the
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LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's visit to Aligarh on Tuesday will be crucial for BJP's Jat outreach and the state government's development pitch in the run up to the assembly elections.According to sources, the PM is expected to announce courses related to defence studies and training at the university as it would help students from the region to get absorbed in units being set up in Defence Corridor between Chitrakoot and Aligarh, extending to Bulandshahar in the west and Lucknow in central UP.The PM's address is likely to focus on the Jat king and his contribution to the region, said experts.The PM's visit comes at a time when the opposition and farmers' unions are trying to win over the Jats who form a sizeable population in the region.Jat dominance in UP is seen till Mathura though Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh had contested the Lok Sabha election from Mathura in 1957 defeating Jan…
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