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UP Dy CM calls AIMIM as SP, BSP’s B-Team

He claimed that every section of the society, including Brahmins, Dalits and OBCs, are with the BJP in Uttar Pradesh…reports Asian Lite News.

Terming Asaduddin Owaisi as the ‘B team’ of Samajwadi Party (SP), Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma alleged on Monday that the AIMIM chief is acting like an election agent for the SP and BSP.

Talking to the media after a review meeting on the functioning of BJP-ruled states at the party headquarters here, Sharma said that earlier the SP used to polarise minorities by “instigating” them, but this time they will use Owaisi for that.

Sharma further said that Owaisi is trying to polarise the society by making statements such as “who will save you after Modi, Yogi will not be there”, but the opposition parties should know that it will take years for them to challenge the BJP.

Taking a jibe at Akhilesh Yadav’s statement terming the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister as “useless”, Sharma said that the Yogi government is “useless” for the mafia, for the corrupt, for those who occupy houses and for those who insult women; but the way the government has worked for the common and the poor man, it is “useful” for them, he said.

Responding to a question on anger among the Brahmin community, Sharma said, “Brahmin is not a caste but a ritual; it is a name for the method of leading a noble life. The opposition parties have misunderstood Brahmins.”

He claimed that every section of the society, including Brahmins, Dalits and OBCs, are with the BJP in Uttar Pradesh.

Highlighting the “achievements” of the Yogi government, Sharma said that the state, which was once known for illegal guns and ‘kattas’, is now going to produce automatic rifles and BrahMos missiles. He added that Uttar Pradesh has now become a “state for industry, not crime”.

Taking a dig at the opposition parties, Sharma said that because of Narendra Modi, some “disguised Ram devotees are practicing to ring the bell and read Hanuman Chalisa, but the people of the state are with the BJP and in 2022, the BJP is going to break its previous record”.

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Mayawati has no plans for tie-up with Owaisi

Mayawati clarified that party will contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand alone….reports Asian Lite News

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has said that her party would contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand alone.

In a series of tweets on Sunday, she ruled out reports that the BSP would join hands with Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM in Uttar Pradesh.

“This news is being circulated that the AIMIM and BSP will fight the upcoming assembly elections in UP together. This news is completely false, misleading and baseless. There is not even an iota of truth in this, and BSP vehemently denies it,” she said.

She further said that the BSP would like to clarify that, except for Punjab, the party will contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand alone.

The BSP and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have allied to contest the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections.

The BSP, which stormed to power in 2007 by winning 206 seats, was left with just 80 seats in 2012.

AIMIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi MP

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In 2014, Mayawati’s party did not win a single Lok Sabha seat, and in the 2017 Uttar Assembly elections, it bagged only 19 seats.

With BSP’s support base dwindling over the years, the BJP and the Samajwadi Party have been trying to woo the Dalit voters ahead of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022.

In April, Akhilesh Yadav announced that Samajwadi Party (SP) will constitute a Baba Saheb Vahini named after Dalit icon Dr B.R. Ambedkar.

The Baba Saheb Vahini aims to bring Dalits into the Samajwadi fold and assure them protection against social exploitation.

The BJP has now announced that it will build a memorial in the name of Ambedkar.

The SP and BSP were allies in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

However, immediately after the Lok Sabha elections, Mayawati snapped ties with the party announcing that her party would never ally with SP again.

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