India, April 11 -- How do you assess your chances of winning in Mainpuri, where BJP has never won before?

A: There's always a first time. I'm confident of my win because, unlike the Yadav family, who only show up during elections, I'm a local and a familiar face. Besides, I am armed with development work and schemes of the centre, which will be translated into votes.

What's your strategy for winning the seat?

A: Before discussing strategy, let me share my background. I've already broken the stronghold of the Yadav family in Mainpuri. Previously, every block Pramukh and MLA came from the Yadav clan, but I became a block Pramukh. Then, my wife won the Mainpuri Sadar assembly seat. I've never lost an election here since. My strategy is si...