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Mayawati accuses Cong, BJP of 'failing' to solve country's problems

Press Trust of India  |  Nawanshahr (Pb) 

Accusing both the BJP and the of failing to solve the problems facing the nation, Sunday appealed to the people to defeat both the parties in the ongoing elections.

Addressing an election rally here, she hit out at the for "failing" to implement reservation policy to the poor and in the proper manner.

"The Congress, which ruled the country for a major period after Independence, could not solve the main problems of poverty and unemployment. Besides, it failed to implement the reservation policy to the poor and in the proper manner which resulted in denial of benefits to these sections," said.

She also targeted the the and accused it of using the "merely as a vote bank".

"The BJP government did not fulfill even a single promise it made in the 2014 elections. Besides, its decision of demonetisation, GST implementation in a half-baked manner have adversely affected the live of common people," said while urging people to vote for ally candidate from Anandpur Sahib seat Sodhi

Interestingly, BSP supremo did not talk about which was her party's main target during the polls.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 21:10 IST