Yadav said this in a tweet he posted just hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to lay the foundation stone of the Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida.
He punned on the name ‘jewar’ (meaning ‘jewellery’) and said had an airport came up there, Firozabad – known for its bangles — too would have joined in contributing to UP’s progress.
“Had BJP government at centre not denied permission for an airport in Firozabad as proposed by the SP government, today ‘bangles’ too would have joined ‘jewar’ and completed the ornamental progress of Uttar Pradesh,” Yadav wrote in a Hindi tweet.
अगर सपा सरकार के समय फ़िरोज़ाबाद में प्रस्तावित एयरपोर्ट बनने की अनुमति केंद्र की भाजपा सरकार ने रोकी न होती तो इस… https://t.co/akgeLBgEVC
— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) 1637825292000
In another tweet he posted after the foundation laying ceremony, the former chief minister attacked BJP yet again writing, what is being built today (referring to the airport), will be put on sale tomorrow.
आज जिसका ‘शिलान्यास’ होगाकल उसको बेचने का प्रयास होगासोच भेदभाव ~ काम बंटाधार!यही नारा आज का नहीं चाहिए भाजपा https://t.co/JmsgleB5MN
— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) 1637837786000