Gandhi had on Saturday stated that the Congress reached out to the BSP chief, providing her the chief minister’s publish for contesting the meeting polls collectively, however she didn’t reply.
Hitting again on the Gandhi scion, Mayawati stated all of the allegations levelled by him are fallacious and replicate his celebration’s “casteist mindset” and feeling of malice.
“Yesterday, the previous president of the Congress had made some remarks relating to our celebration and particularly about its chief, which clearly replicate the casteist mindset and a sense of malice in direction of the Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP). It additionally reveals comparable emotions in direction of disadvantaged sections of the society, particularly the dalits,” she instructed reporters.
“Earlier than levelling any allegation on the BSP, Rahul Gandhi should introspect,” she stated.
“The Congress chief is unable to handle his scattered home, however is elevating fingers on the type of working of the BSP. This clearly reveals the large anger and hatred in direction of the BSP. As a substitute of worrying about different events, Rahul Gandhi ought to take into consideration his personal celebration. That is my recommendation,” she added.
The BSP supremo additionally accused the Congress of failing to take any concrete step throughout its lengthy tenure to enhance the social and economical situation of dalits and different disadvantaged sections of the society. She additionally alleged that the group was not given full advantages of assorted different amenities, together with reservation.
Mayawati claimed it was due to this perspective of the Congress that Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, who was the then regulation minister within the Congress authorities, had tendered his resignation.
She additionally questioned the Congress’ claims of stopping the BJP from coming to energy.
“The Congress had fought the earlier (2017) UP meeting elections with the Samajwadi Get together. Regardless of this, it couldn’t stop the BJP from coming to energy. The Congress ought to reply this,” she added.
The BSP chief additionally talked about concerning the earlier Congress authorities terming BSP founder Kanshi Ram a “CIA agent”.
“… earlier than this, his (Rahul) father late Rajiv Gandhi (and former prime minister) had termed Kanshi Ram an agent of CIA to defame and weaken the BSP. And, following his footsteps, Rahul Gandhi is levelling fallacious allegations on the BSP chief that since she fears the CBI and Earnings Tax, she has a really delicate method in direction of the BJP.
“Nonetheless, this isn’t the reality. He should know that we received the instances in court docket and never by partnering with any authorities on the Centre,” she stated.
Sharpening her assault on the Congress, Mayawati stated, “Earlier than making any feedback on opposition events, particularly BSP, the Congress ought to assume 100 instances that what has been its document until now, so far as taking up the BJP is anxious. The document of the Congress in combating the BJP has been very weak.
“The Congress can’t be seen anyplace combating the BJP and the (Rashtriya Swayamsevak) Sangh. The BJP is adamant in ending democracy, and making a celebration system from panchayat to parliament like in China,” she claimed.
She stated the working type of her celebration is completely different, and that she is going to under no circumstances change it.
Taking a jibe at Rahul Gandhi hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi in parliament, she stated, “The previous Congress president, impulsively, acquired up and hugged Modi. Our celebration doesn’t take pleasure in such drama. All the nation and the world laughed over this drama.”
The Congress received solely two out of 403 seats and acquired a vote share of lower than 2.5 per cent within the recently-held Uttar Pradesh asembly polls, the place the BJP retained energy. As many as 97 per cent of Congress candidates misplaced their safety deposit.
The BSP received only one seat and a vote share of round 13 per cent. Practically 72 per cent of its candidates additionally misplaced their deposits within the election, which turned out to be a bipolar contest between the BJP and the Samajwadi Get together (SP).