Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on March 18 lauded Uttar Pradesh Govt and UP Police for eliminating 63 criminals during encounters. Adding further, he expressed hope for UP Police to break the record of 63 and hit a century soon . Addressing at an event in Lucknow, Rajnath Singh said, “You are familiar with how CM Yogi has worked on the law and order issue. I watched on some news portal with the title ‘Ab Tak 63’. I learned that in the last six years, the Uttar Pradesh Police has been able to eliminate 63 criminals during encounters. With the speed at which the cleaning work is going on, it seems that they will soon hit the century.