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BJP's 'guru-chela' to be out of power soon: Mayawati and Akhilesh

Press Trust of India  |  Jaunpur/Bhadohi (UP) 

BSP supremo and on Tuesday said that their alliance will "shake the very roots" of the BJP and dislodge the "chowkidar of capitalists" from the prime minister's

Addressing election rallies in favour of candidates in Machchlishahr and Jaunpur seats, they also targeted the Congress, alleging that it is "anti-dalit" like the BJP and wants the people to remain poor.

"BJP's guru and chela are all set to be out of power at the Centre," said at a rally in Bhadohi, attacking and

"This alliance is so strong that in the 2022 Assembly elections in UP, it will send Yogi baba back in his mutt," said, referring to Chief

The BSP supremo alleged that the BJP tried to break their alliance, but she "exposed" it in the media and gave a "befitting reply" to the saffron party.

"The BJP is going out of power in these elections... it has failed to fulfil the promises made to the poor and the middle classes in 2014 elections ...despite all this the is seeking votes again," she said in Jaunpur.

Mayawati said, "Terror attacks are taking place and the government is busy in taking mileage of the army's valour."

Terming as 'chowkidar of capitalists", she alleged that he helped the rich become richer. She also alleged that the GST and note ban were a "source of corruption".

Hitting out at the Congress, Mayawati alleged "both BJP and are anti-dalits".

Referring to the Congress' Nyaya scheme, she said the party which is claiming to provideRs. 6,000 every month to poor families "only wants people to remain poor and helpless.... There is a need to remain vigilant from them."


On Uttar Pradesh, she said farmers in the state were facing immense hardships because of stray cattle and blamed the for it.

She also promised permanent jobs if the SP-BSP alliance is votedto power at the centre.

In his address, Akhilesh Yadavechoed Mayawati's view that both "BJP and are the same".

"Had the worked earnestly since Independence, there would not have been the need for formation of SP and BSP ...no one thought SP and BSP would form an alliance. All efforts to somehow break the alliance have failed. After five phases of polling, the BJP's morale has also come down. Its leaders and workers are worried," he said.

"These BJP people talk about security of the country but could not reply to questions of 'roti and daal' raised by a BSF jawan," he said referring to dismissed BSF jawan whose nomination papers from were rejected.

"BJP is standing on a foundation of lies and our alliance will shake its very roots...perhaps the BJP is not aware that this alliance is a storm. This time round, people will snatch the of thechaiwala-turned-chowkidar ....

He said the alliance "will uproot the BJP which is standing on the foundation of lies and hatred. There is a wind of change which is blowing... how can theprime minister, who got scared of a jawan in Varanasi, face terrorism and naxalism."

"Not only the public but animals also are unhappy with this government," he quipped.

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

First Published: Tue, May 07 2019. 20:45 IST
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