As part of its plan to woo the dalits ahead of the UP assembly election in 2017, BJP president Amit Shah will on Tuesday have meal with a dalit family in one of the village in Sevapuri Assembly segment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi Varanasi lok sabha constituency.On his way to Allahabad from the Varanasi Airport, Shah will make a small halt at Jogiyapur village in Sevapuri Assembly segment to share a meal with a dalit family, said BJP s Eastern UP Media Incharge Sanjay Bhardwaj. Shah is expected to share the afternoon meal in the village with Girjaprasad Bind and Ikbal Bind’s family, who belongs to the dalit community, Bhardwaj said.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A fortnight ago, Shah along with Dalit sadhus and others today took a holy dip at the Kumbh Mela as part of the Samrasta Snan (social harmony bath) at the Valmiki Ghat (bank) of Shipra river, overcoming reservations from certain quarters.Shah had joined the Dalit sadhus and other saints in the holy bath billed by the BJP as the Samrasta Snan with an eye on the assembly elections in the politically sensitive Uttar Pradesh next year.

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BJP gears up for Uttar Pradesh polls, Amit Shah to have meal with a dalit family