The poster shows Uttar Pradesh as a helpless woman and displays leaders like BSP supremo Mayawati, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, UP minister Azam Khan, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, and AIMM MP Asaduddin Owaisi indulged in the state’s chirharan (stripping).
Maurya is shown as Krishna with the ‘Sudarshan Chakra’ in his hand.
“The party as well as Maurya is away from such things. He has already made it clear that he will serve the party to gain 265 plus seats in the 2017 assembly elections,” BJP MLC and president of Varanasi region Laxman Acharya said.
The newly appointed president of Uttar Pradesh BJP Keshav Prasad Maurya amarujala
It has a tag line -‘Rakshamam Keshah’ (Save me Keshav) and said “Kaliyug mein Keshav (Krishna) updesh hi nahin dete Ranbhoomi mein yudh bhi karte hain” (In Kaliyuga Krishna not only preaches but also fights in the battlefield).
Pandey, who issued the poster, said that he chose this way to welcome the new president on his first visit to the city.