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Adityanath takes dig at Mayawati's 'Bajrang Bali' remark

Press Trust of India  |  Amroha/Aligarh (UP) 

In an apparent dig at

BSP supremo Mayawati, Sunday said those who did not have faith in Lord Ram and Lord were now taking refuge in 'Bajrang Bali'.

had on Saturday said her party wanted both Ali and -- particularly -- as the deity was "linked with my own caste".

"Those who did not have faith in Shri Ram and Shri have now come to the refuge of Bajrang Bali," Adityanath said.

He also paid homage to on

Hitting out at the Congress, the said the party had done politics on the basis of religion and caste in the country.

"The BJP government led by Narendra Modi, on the other hand, has always worked on the policy of development of all. It gave a befitting reply to terrorism, Naxalism and separatism," Adityanath said.

"Whether it was China's conspiracy in Doklam or terrorism funded by Pakistan, the has given a befitting reply to these countries. But the does not like attacks on and Pakistan, their manifesto has been prepared for anti-nationals," he alleged.

The also hit out at the SP-BSP-RLD opposition alliance.

"The flag of SP means the flag of goons, BSP's flag means the flag of corruption," he said.

Adityanath also urged people to question on whose side his party took when the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots broke out in the state.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 00:20 IST