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Hunger for power made BJP cross all limits, says BSP chief Mayawati

Hunger for power has led BJP cross all limits, says BSP chief Mayawati

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Mayawati
BSP chief Mayawati

(BSP) chief on Saturday said the 'power hungry' Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Central Government has crossed all limits to remain in power.

Her statement came following the resignation of MLC Thakur Jaiveer Singh as member of Uttar Pradesh's Upper House.

She further said that for power the is blatantly misusing the government machinery which is condemnable and has endangered the democracy of the country.

"The political turmoil in Manipur, Goa, Bihar, Gujarat and now in Uttar Pradesh are the evidence of the fact that Modi government has endangered the democracy of the nation," said in a statement.

"The is misusing its power in Gujarat forcing MLAs to quit their parties. All the constitutional bodies are seems to be helpless in performing their work," she added.

She further said that after forming government in Manipur and Goa, the is trying to take over Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh by using government agencies including CBI, Income Tax and ED to target the Opposition.

"To deviate the mind of people from its wrong policies and corruption, the is running a campaign to prove the Opposition leaders corrupt and tainted. This is very condemnable," she added.

She further urged the Opposition parties and its leaders to fight back against the BJP's atrocities.

"Instead of kneeling down and giving before the BJP, the Opposition parties should fight back against its terror. By doing this only we can stop its arrogant, destructive and dictatorship actions," she said.

Earlier in the day, Samajwadi Party MLC and Rashtriya Shia Samaj founder Bukkal Nawab also tendered their resignation, to which Akhilesh Yadav responded by attacking the

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First Published: Sat, July 29 2017. 20:16 IST
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