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Manmohan Singh is a weak PM: Yadav

lucknow Updated: Oct 13, 2009 00:18 IST
HT Correspondent/Rajesh
HT Correspondent/Rajesh
Hindustan Times
Samajwadi Party president

The Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav today dubebd Dr Manmohan Singh as a weak Prime Minister. Yadav said said the Dr Manmohan's effort was to somehow retain power.

Addressing a party conference to mark 43rd death anniversary of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, Yadav said "China has not only intruded in to the Indian territory, but has been also pumping fake Indian currency in India through Nepal but the prime minister is not aware of the fact. When queried the Defense Minister AK Antony says Chinese Army intrusion is not a big issue”, Yadav said. Yadav's tirade against the UPA government amply indicated fast widening gap between Congress and SP.

“The prime minister has also expressed his inability to rein in the skyrocketing prices of the essential commodities. Both the consumers and farmers have been hit hard with price hike”, he said.

Yadav said if the Prime Minister was weak it would also undermined the sovereignty and security of the country.

“I have authentic proof that fake Indian currency note was being sent from Pakistan to China. From China the fake currency was being dispatched to Nepal and from there it was being smuggled into India. The Indian
Ambassadors in Pakistan, China and Nepal are aware of the fake currency racket”, he said.

“I want to know if they have submitted any report to the Prime Minister over the issue and what action had been taken by the Prime Minister”, Yadav said.

Training his gun on Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, Yadav said there was nothng wrong in calling his stay at dalits hut a ‘natak’ (drama).

“Way back in early sixties the socialists have launched the movement against caste system. The villagers declared me an outcaste in 1957 when I dined with a person belonging to Jatav community. On several occasions the
meal cooked by the dalits was served to the Samajwadi Party leaders. Since we come from a humble family the media did not highlight it”, he said.

Yadav used the occasion to galvanize the moral of the party workers.
Samajwadi Party has planned to launch a statewide movement from January 19, 2010 against the anti people policies of the state government.

“The party workers should associate people from various walks of life including, lawyers, teachers, traders, labourers, farmers and youths in the movement. The party would organize street corner meetings and seminars in
the villages to highlight the misdeed of the BSP government”, he said.

“When Samajwadi Party was in power it had left Rs 24,000 crore in the state treasury. The BSP government had used the fund over the construction of the memorial and parks. We would not remain mute spectator to the working of
the state government that is grabbing public land for the construction of parks and installation of statues, he said.

Yadav called upon the party workers to oppose the acquisition of land by the government for construction of memorials. “We are not against Bhimrao Ambedkar but will oppose the effort of the BSP to grab public land in name
of Ambedkar”, he said.

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