Mayawati asks those who flayed her over statues to apologise

Nov 01, 2018, 09:47 IST | PTI

"All those in the BJP, the RSS and company need to apologise for terming the statues installed by the then BSP government to honour icons like Baba Saheb Ambedkar and others as wasteful expenditure," she said in a statement

Mayawati asks those who flayed her over statues to apologise
Statue of Unity in Kevadia colony of Narmada district. Pic/PTI

Hours after the inauguration of a '3,000-cr statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat, BSP president Mayawati demanded an apology from those who had flayed her over the statues of Dalit leaders her government installed in UP.

"All those in the BJP, the RSS and company need to apologise for terming the statues installed by the then BSP government to honour icons like Baba Saheb Ambedkar and others as wasteful expenditure," she said in a statement.

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