Sun, 14 Apr 2013 13:15:00 GMT | By PTI

After removal of Ambedkar hoardings, angry Mayawati alleges political vendetta

The BSP supremo said members of the opposition parties are the targets of political vendetta and BSP is being made number one target


After removal of Ambedkar hoardings, angry Mayawati alleges political vendetta (© Reuters)

Lucknow: Apparently peeved over removal of hoardings set up on the occasion of 122nd birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today accused the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of acting with political vendetta and treating her party as number one target. "Members of the opposition parties are being dealt with political vendetta and BSP is being made number one target," she said.

The BSP supremo was apparently more infuriated with the removal of hoardings installed near Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Sthal to mark his 122nd birth anniversary. "The government knew that it was Babasaheb's anniversary and lakhs of people will come to pay tribute to him. On this occasion hoardings are installed across the country for which no permission is required," she said.

Mayawati said that considering the approach of the SP government, her partymen took permission from the local body to install hoardings near the Sthal. "Till yesterday, a large number of hoardings were installed within three kilometres of the sthal, but I have come to know that a lot of drama took place last night and on the directive of the SP  government, all of them removed. In whatever strong words the move is condemned is less," she said.

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