Articles tagged under: Mayavati
January 12, 2019
Lucknow: Once-arch rivals Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today announced agreement in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, sharing 38 seats each and keeping the Congress out of the alliance. They would not field candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. They also left two seats, out of 80, for smaller allies.
Making the announcement at a joint press conference with SP president Akhil...Read More
September 23, 2017
Vadodara: BSP Supremo Mayawati today said that if the so called Manuvadi faction of Hindu religion did not mend its ways and stop ill-treating the lower castes, all the Schedule Caste and Schedule tribe people including her would also convert to other religion like Baba Saheb Ambedkar did.
She also claimed that her party would contest all the 182 seats in this year's Assembly election in Gujarat and on winning it construct the memorial of Baba Saheb at his Sankalp Bhoomi Kamatibag...Read More
September 20, 2017
Vadodara: To mark the 100th anniversary of Sankalp Bhoomi, the leader of Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) Mayavati will be in Vadodara. She would have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi and later address a public meeting at Navlakhu ground for which BSP workers from across Gujarat will remain present.
Ambedkar had worked in then Baroda State. On September 23, 1917 he sat under a tree in Kamatbaug and took pledge.
Around 5 - 10 buses full of BSP workers from each district of Gujarat will attend the public...Read More
April 30, 2017
Ahmedabad: Gujarat incharge of Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) has resigned from his post alleging that party supremo Mayavati was asking him to collect money from Gujarat in exchange of party tickets.
Munshilal Jayant who is incharge of BSP for Gujarat, Dardar and Nagar Haveli and Jharkhand made allegation that Mayavati was asking to collect money from Gujarat. Jayant said he told Mayavati that it's not possible to get money from Gujarat.
Several other BSP leaders have in the past made same al...Read More
November 11, 2016
Lucknow: Terming the Centre's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes as "autocratic and egoistic", BSP president Mayawati today said the government that "fails" to even realise the problems of common people is set to face "bad days" very soon.
"People will punish the BJP for its autocratic and egoistic behaviour. This decision is aimed at creating an economic emergency," she alleged in a statement here.
"It is causing immense hardship to crores of poor and hardworking pe...Read More
November 10, 2016
Lucknow: Terming demonetisation decision as imposition of "undeclared economic emergency" in the country, BSP supremo Mayawati today alleged that the Modi government was diverting attention of voters in Uttar Pradesh from failures of NDA government.
"Just before UP elections, Modi has realised the problem of black money after remaining in the saddle at the Centre for two-and-a-half years. Ninety per cent people are unhappy with this decision," she told a press conference here.
She said poo...Read More
August 10, 2016
Lucknow: Sharpening his tirade against Mayawati, BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya today alleged that the BSP supremo was "goddess of corruption" who auctioned tickets for elections and not the goddess of Dalits.
"The huge crowd which has assembled here is an indicator that BSP and its supremo are wallowing in the filth of political corruption," the former BSP leader said.
Maurya was addressing BJP workers at the party office here, his first such interaction after he joined the saffron party ...Read More
August 04, 2016
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Government today alleged that the 'belated' Gujarat visit of BSP supremo Mayawati to meet the Una incident victims was politically motivated and has been taken up keeping in mind the next year's assembly polls in the state.
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramanlal Vora told newsmen here that the Una dalit flogging incident was painful and condemnable and many people visited Gujarat after it.
'But the such a late visit (of Mayawati) raises a big q...Read More
August 04, 2016
Ahmedabad: BSP president Mayawati today met the victims of Una atrocity incident here and claimed that Chief Minister Mrs Anandiben Patel had to resign owing to the backlash of the public flogging of the victims.
Ms Mayawati, who arrived in a chartered flight here, first went to Sarangpur and garlanded the Ambedker statue there and also met three of the victims there.
Later she also went to Civil Hospital and met the four victims who were still under treatment there.
August 01, 2016
Ahmedabad: Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati will on Thursday meet the four leather tanning workers, who were thrashed by a group at Una in Gir-Somnath district and are admitted in the civil hospital here.
"It has been conveyed to us that Mayawatiji will visit Ahmedabad on August 4 to meet the victims of Una atrocity who are currently getting treated at the civil hospital here," state BSP unit secretary Pradeep Parmar said.
The four were shifted to Ahmedabad hospital on Friday last we...Read More
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