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Amit Shah targets Akhilesh, Mayawati; bats for pro-development BJP

ANI  |  Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

Eyeing to conquer the throne of Lucknow after 15 years, (BJP) president on Friday came down heavily on his rivals in politically crucial and said neither the ruling (SP) nor the (BSP) can lead the state on the development path.

"No one can lead on the path of development other than the BJP," Shah said while addressing a rally in Kanpur.

Taking a jibe at the leadership over the deteriorating and order situation in the state, Shah advised Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led government to first handle the rift within the family and then think about managing the state.

"The Samajwadi Government cannot tackle the and order situation in I would like to say that a party which cannot handle its home how will it govern a state," said Shah.

Further taking on supremo Mayawati, Shah dared her to disclose the assets which she held at the time of taking over as the party chief and her present possessions.

"claims that if she wins in UP then she would rectify the and order situation and put an end to corruption. I would like to ask her to disclose the assets she and her brother had when Kashiram ji had handed over the responsibility of the party to her and the assets she holds now," said Shah.

The president also used the occasion to reach out to the Dalit community.

"It was the (BJP) which has put the portrait of Baba Sahib Ambedkar in the Parliament and not or Congress," he said.

"No one can take care of the Dalits neither the SP not the It is only the BJP, which will work for betterment of Dalits, poor and the marginalised," he added.


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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 16:00 IST