Congress on Thursday hit back at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati for charging the UPA with adopting step-motherly and discriminatory attitude towards the state, saying she was making the allegations only to hide her failure.
"The Centre gave more money and help to UP as compared to other states. A special package was given to Bundelkhand also. She is making the allegations to hide her failure," party spokesman Shakeel Ahmed told reporters in New Delhi.
On the occasion of the BSP government completing three years in office, the chief minister alleged that "negative" attitude adopted by the central government smacked of conspiracy against her government.