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Adityanath will push RSS agenda not development in UP:Mayawati

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

chief today attacked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, alleging that he will "divide the state on communal lines" and push agenda in the state.

She also said that will not be able to maintain and order in

"In Uttar Pradesh, it does not matter if it is the SP or the in power. They cannot control and order. has appointed a priest as chief minister who will not take forward the agenda of development but will push the agenda.

"They will divide on communal lines. Now, there will again be an environment of fear in the state," she told reporters outside Parliament.

Mayawati, whose party was decimated in the UP Assembly polls, was responding to queries on Aditynath's appointment and the of local leader in Mohd Sham last night.

BJP's hardline Hindutva poster boy and five-time MP Adityanath was yesterday sworn in as the 21st chief minister of

Adityanath, who has been attacked for his inflammatory remarks against Muslims in the past, had asserted that his government "will work for all sections of the society without any discrimination" and "ensure balanced development of UP".

He also asked his ministerial colleagues not to make any statements which might hurt somebody's sentiments.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 16:28 IST