The BJP MLA is known for making controversial statements. Earlier, he had said that Muslims have multiple wives and their children have “animalistic” tendencies.
Not just UP, the BSP candidates could also not open their accounts in Maharashtra and Haryana, where party supremo Mayawati herself campaigned.
Irked with corruption in ticket allocation, party workers made Ramji Gautam sit on a donkey and parade outside party office in Jaipur.
Mayawati said the move will not bring any benefits for OBC groups and Yogi Adityanath had deceived them.
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, on the hand, did not comment on Mayawati’s statement.
Addressing a meeting of party leaders, Mayawati announced that the BSP would contest the by-elections to 11 Assembly elections in the state on its own.
The SP-BSP alliance is now poised for a major victory in Uttar Pradesh and if reports are to be believed, it may even outdo the BJP
Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of claiming to be an OBC only for electoral gains. “He was an upper caste when he was Gujarat Chief Minister. Later he got his caste included in the OBC (other backward class) category,” she said at[Read More…]
Mainpuri: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday shared a stage for the first time in 25 years where the BSP chief praised the Samajwadi Party founder and dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “a fake backward”. Addressing a public meeting in Mainpuri, Mulayam Singh[Read More…]
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Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the people of India were suffering under his government’s “undeclared Emergency”. “During Indira Gandhi’s regime, India faced Emergency. But under the Modi government’s undeclared political Emergency as well as economic Emergency of demonetization,[Read More…]
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Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday paid tribute to Dalit leader Kanshi Ram on his birth anniversary. Paying floral tributes to Kanshi Ram, Mayawati said that the biggest tribute to him would be to get “good results” in the Lok Sabha[Read More…]
Born on 15 March 1934, Kanshi Ram was a Dalit from the Chamar Ramdasia community of Khawaspur village in Ropar district (now Rupnagar), Punjab.
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Patna: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is likely to contest alone in Bihar for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, as party leaders hinted it will not be a part of the opposition’s Grand Alliance. BSP’s Bihar in-charge Lalji Medhkar said the BSP would contest all 40 Lok Sabha seats in[Read More…]
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New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday said parks and memorials were built in Uttar Pradesh during her regime to honour great men from among oppressed Dalit and OBCs. These have become tourist spots, generating revenue for the government, she added. “Marvellous sthals/memorials/parks built to honour hitherto[Read More…]
The chief first tweeted on January 22 but an official release was shared by the party on Wednesday
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Kolkata: Former Union Ministers Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha — who served in late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet, but are bitterly opposed to the Modi regime — will be part of the January 19 Brigade Rally convened by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here. Many[Read More…]
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Lucknow, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav will hold a joint press conference here on Saturday, an official said on Friday. According to the press invite, jointly signed by SP national general secretary Rajendra Chowdhary and BSP’s national general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra,[Read More…]
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