Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014

Mayawati alleges SP-BJP deal in UP

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, August 20, 2013
First Published: 00:01 IST(20/8/2013) | Last Updated: 00:03 IST(20/8/2013)

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Monday said the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh is trying to get close to the Bharatiya Janata Party with an eye on the 2014 general elections.

Advertisement

Mayawati’s statement came in response to the reported meeting between the top SP leadership and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday.

VHP leaders claimed to have requested SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son, Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, to mediate with the Muslim community and find ways for construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

“This is a drama. I appeal to the people not to be misled by BJP and SP. Both the parties are in a weak position in the state and hence have forged alliances before the elections to flare up communal tension,” she said.


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Badaun case: Eye-witness flunks lie-detector test

In a fresh twist, the main eyewitness in the case related to the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun in May, Nazru, has allegedly flunked the polygraph test conducted on him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved