BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday said his party would field strong candidates against Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh.

“The party will field strong candidates against Sonia and Rahul. Party is discussing about many strong candidates to be fielded from Amethi and Raebareli,” Mr. Singh said.

Asked about Congress Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood’s statement against Narendra Modi, Mr. Singh said his statement showed his disappointment due to Mr. Modi’s popularity.

“The statement shows disappointment of the Congress candidate as popularity of Modi is rising day by day,” Mr. Singh said.

Mr. Singh, when asked about change in Samajwadi Party candidate from Lucknow, said “just wait and watch how the political party would change its candidates from other places too”.

Stating that he had always done politics of “humanity” and “justice”, Mr. Singh said that due to this he always got support from every quarter.