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"Muslims, you all need to be wary of Mulayam Singh Yadav...He is more dangerous than Narendra Modi...During Modi's term as chief minister of Gujarat, 42 Muslims were killed in the Godhra riots, while 187 of them were killed in the Muzaffarnagar riots (in Uttar Pradesh) under the SP government," he said at the BSP's 'Bhaichara Committee' meeting here.
"Muslims, if you dislike Modi so much, why don't you dislike Mulayam?" Siddiqui asked, adding that the community had been voting for Mulayam for 25 years but what had he given to them in return.
Siddiqui said riots did not take place "on their own" but were "instigated".
"Both the SP and the BJP instigate riots as part of a conspiracy for their political gains," he alleged.
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