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BJP, Cong should desist from politics over Ayodhya issue: Mayawati

Mayawati also said the name of B R Ambedkar was invoked to influence his followers but the people would not any more fall into this trap

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Mayawati, BSP, election, assembly polls
BSP Chief Mayawati

president on Thursday asked the and to desist from politics over the Ayodhya issue and leave the matter concerning the hearing of the case to the Supreme Court.

She also claimed the people were well aware that the raked up the Ayodhya issue at election time for the sake of votes.

"The issue is with the Supreme Court and it should be left to the apex court as to when and how the hearing has to be held and when and what verdict it has to deliver," said.

She was referring to the controversy over the contention of lawyer in the Supreme Court that the hearing of the Ayodhya title suit be deferred till after the 2019 general elections.

"Both the and should not indulge in politics on this sensitive issue," she said.

also said the name of B R Ambedkar was invoked to influence his followers but the people would not any more fall into this trap.

The chief lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government for cancelling the public holiday on the death anniversary of Ambedkar which fell yesterday.

Warning her party office bearers and peoples representatives against taking law in their hands, also expelled sons of Rajya Sabha MP Munkad Ali from the forceful possession of a shop and troubling a Dalit shopkeeper.

First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 20:58 IST
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