Mayawati accuses Narendra Modi, BJP of using Jammu and Kashmir unrest as distraction from ‘failures’


Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Occasion supremo Mayawati on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP of attempting to cowl up their failures through the use of the present state of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir.

File image of BSP supremo Mayawati. PTI

File picture of BSP supremo Mayawati. PTI

“The country is worried about the terror attacks happening in Jammu and Kashmir for the last few days. It is not hidden from the people how BJP and especially the prime minister are trying to hide their failures in the garb of what is happening there,” she stated whereas addressing social gathering staff in Lucknow.

Mayawati known as the assembly to present pointers to BSP staff on the social gathering’s alliance with the Samajwadi Occasion (SP). Earlier, she had criticised Modi for “ignoring” issues of nationwide safety and attempting to serve political pursuits.

“At a time when India is facing hostility and the country needs firm leadership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, instead of concentrating on the matters of national security, is trying to serve political interests by addressing BJP workers. It is ridiculous, besides betrayal of national sentiments,” she had stated.

Samajwadi Occasion and Bahujan Samaj Occasion have determined to contest 37 and 38 Lok Sabha seats respectively in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi, represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has gone to the SP kitty. Uttar Pradesh has a complete of 80 Lok Sabha seats.

The 2 events have additionally agreed to not put up candidates from Rai Bareli and Amethi, represented by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi respectively.

Congress has determined to contest all of the 80 seats after the social gathering was not made part of the SP-BSP alliance. The Congress management has stated that the social gathering will combat the Lok Sabha polls with ‘full force’ in Uttar Pradesh.

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