New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday attacked the Congress and questioned Opposition efforts to sew a coalition by 2024, questioning in a collection of tweets what they might do for the uplift of Bahujans within the nation.
A day forward of the Opposition’s grand assembly in Patna, the BSP chief mentioned the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh was key to electoral success “however it doesn’t appear from the perspective of the Opposition that they’re critical and really involved about their aims”.
“With out the appropriate priorities, will preparations for the Lok Sabha elections deliver in regards to the needed change?” she requested.
Earlier than making such an try, Mayawati mentioned, these events ought to have “instilled confidence within the public about them”.
She requested how far this coalition would go if these events chanted Ram but considered backstabbing one another.
The BSP will skip the 23 June Opposition assembly after not being invited to it together with Naveen Patnaik (BJD), Jagan Mohan Reddy (YSR), Sukhbir Singh Badal (SAD), Okay. Chandrasekhar Rao (BRS) and H.D. Kumaraswamy (JD-S).
Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) confirmed Wednesday that Maya was not noted as a result of the BSP didn’t specific any want to be part of Opposition unity. JD(U) chief spokesperson Okay.C. Tyagi additionally mentioned the BSP has criticised the Congress greater than the BJP.
As if on cue, the BSP chief tweeted Thursday: “It’s clear from the stricken situation of Bahujans within the nation — affected by inflation, poverty, unemployment, backwardness, illiteracy, caste hatred, spiritual frenzy and violence — that the Congress and the BJP should not have the power to correctly implement the humanistic egalitarian Structure of Baba Saheb Ambedkar.”
Mayawati mentioned from the assorted particular person points these events preserve elevating, the Opposition assembly on 23 June appeared to outline the saying: “Dil mile na mile haath milate rahiye.”
The Opposition’s occasion on Friday is being convened by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar — who has toured the nation assembly like-minded leaders — to seek out frequent floor forward of the 2024 normal elections. Kumar has rooted for Opposition unity ever since he left the BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance and joined the Opposition platform in August final 12 months.
High leaders of a number of events, together with Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, M.Okay. Stalin Arvind Kejriwal and Sitaram Yechury.
In the meantime, the BSP’s fortunes in UP have solely plummeted in the previous few elections. The social gathering fashioned the state authorities in 2007, profitable 206 out of 403 seats. Nevertheless, since then the seat share has solely fallen with the social gathering profitable 80 seats in 2012, 19 in 2017, and just one in 2022.
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