Mayawati hits back at PM, says BJP has realised it will not win polls
BSP supremo Mayawati Friday termed as "laughable" and "immature" Prime minister Narendra Modi's remark describing the SP-BSP alliance as "casteist".
Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati Friday termed as "laughable" and "immature" Prime minister Narendra Modi's remark describing the SP-BSP alliance as "casteist".
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said the language used by the BJP showed it has realised "definite loss in polls" and is "frustrated" and making baseless and absurd allegations.
The BJP, she asserted, is not coming to power again and Modi's dream of becoming the PM again will not be fulfilled."
Mayawati: PM's accusation that 'mahagathbandhan' is casteist, is absurd. How can those who suffered from casteism be casteist? Entire country knows he isn't an OBC by birth, he hasn't suffered from the atrocities of casteism. So he shouldn't say such lies about 'mahagathbandhan' pic.twitter.com/yjBxuUdAd9— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 10, 2019
In a tweet, Mayawati said the allegation that "our alliance is casteist is not only laughable but immature also. Narendra Modi, who is not backward by birth has not faced pain of casteism. Such a remark for the alliance should have been avoided, as it is not correct".
पीएम श्री मोदी ने अब और कुछ नहीं तो गठबंधन पर जातिवादी होने का जो आरोप लगाया है वह हास्यास्पद व अपरिपक्व है। जातिवाद के अभिशाप से पीड़ित लोग जातिवादी कैसे हो सकते हैं? श्री मोदी जन्म से ओबीसी नहीं हैं इसीलिए उन्होंने जातिवाद का दंश नहीं झेला है और ऐसी मिथ्या बातें करते हैं।— Mayawati (@Mayawati) May 10, 2019
"Modi indulged in casteism by describing himself 'zabardasti ka pichhda' (backward). Had he been backward by birth, the RSS would not have let him become the PM. What RSS has done to leaders like Kalyan Singh is known to all," she said.
इसके विपरीत, श्री मोदी अपने को जबर्दस्ती पिछड़ा बनाकर जातिवाद का खुलकर राजनीतिक स्वार्थ के लिए इस्तेमाल करते हैं। वे अगर जन्म से पिछड़े होते तो क्या आरएसएस उन्हें कभी भी पीएम बनने देती? वैसे भी श्री कल्याण सिंह जैसों का आरएसएस ने क्या बुरा हाल किया है यह देश क्या नही देख रहा है।— Mayawati (@Mayawati) May 10, 2019
Instead of levelling allegations against the alliance, Mayawati said, "Modi should have looked at Gujarat where, I have come to know, Dalits cannot lead an honourable life. A Dalit man was not allowed to ride a horse during his wedding.
"Atrocities are committed on Dalits in Gujarat," she charged.
At a recent rally in Uttar Pradesh, Modi had accused the BJP and SP of indulging in caste politics. (PTI)