Mayawati slams "cheat" Congress after 6 BSP MLAs join party

Published: Sep 17, 2019, 16:09 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

The BSP leader also accused the Congress party remaining in opposition to Dr B R Ambedkar’s ideals

BSP Chief Mayawati
BSP Chief Mayawati

The shocking exodus of the six MLAs of the Bahujan Samaj Party to join the ruling Congress in Rajasthan,  has invited ire of the party supremo Mayawati on Tuesday as she as lashed out at the Congress.

The BSP leader in a series of tweets, slammed the Congress party, calling them irresponsible and cheat.

Another tweet by Mayawati saw the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh blaming Congress of hurting  those who support the party.

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She also accused the ruling party of remaining in opposition to the ideals of humanity propounded by Baba Saheb Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, further calling the situation disheartening and shameful.

In a shock to BSP, all six members of Rajasthan Assembly belonging to the party joined Congress on late Monday night.

According to PTI, the six BSP MLAs namely, Rajendra Gudd (Udaipurwati), Jogendra Singh Awana (Nadbai), Wajib Ali, Lakhan Singh Meena (Karoli), Sandeep Yadav (Tijara) and Deepchand Kheria (Kishangarhbas) took Congress membership on Sunday.

With inputs from PTI

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