BSP- SP al­liance will have zero im­pact: UP CM

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Lucknow, Jan. 13: Ut­tar Pradesh chief min­is­ter Yogi Adityanath Sun­day claimed the re­cently- forged al­liance be­tween the Sa­ma­jwadi Party and Bahu­jan Sa­maj Party will have no im­pact on the pol­i­tics of the state, and that the BJP Will “ef­fec­tively wipe them off”.

Speak­ing at a pro­gramme here, Adityanath noted that the BSP- SP al­liance de­noted “casteist men­tal­ity” and “an­ar­chic el­e­ments”.

“The ( SP- BSP) al­liance means giv­ing power to peo­ple who are cor­rupt, an­ar­chic el­e­ments and have casteist men­tal­ity. This al­liance will have no im­pact on the pol­i­tics of the state. It is good that both these par­ties have come to­gether. It will help us to ef­fec­tively wipe them off,” he as­serted.

Once arch- ri­vals Sa­ma­jwadi Party ( SP) and Bahu­jan Sa­maj Party ( BSP) had on Satur­day an­nounced their tie- up in Ut­tar Pradesh for the 2019

Lok Sabha polls, shar­ing 38 seats each and keep­ing the Con­gress out of the al­liance.

The priest- turned- politi­cian said his party faced no chal­lenge by the al­liance. “SP chief Akhilesh Ya­dav should clar­ify who is the PM can­di­date this time — his party pa­tron Mu­layam Singh Ya­dav or BSP supremo Mayawati. A leader- less al­liance will be re­jected by the peo­ple,” he said.

He also went on to say, “Why are SP and BSP dif­fer­ent par­ties? They should be merged”.

“From 1993 to 1995, SPBSP coali­tion func­tioned in UP. Ev­ery­one has seen their style of work­ing. They sow the seeds of casteism in the state,” Adityanath said.

On the con­struc­tion of Ram tem­ple in Ay­o­d­hya, the chief min­is­ter said, “The BJP had said that it will re­solve the is­sue while stay­ing within the am­bit of the Con­sti­tu­tion. The mat­ter is in Supreme Court,” said Mr Adityanath.

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