Lucknow: Samajwadi Party on Friday accused
Congress of being "very clever and intelligent" in committing
scams like 2G as it was difficult to explain the issue to the
"Congress is a very clever and intelligent party. We are
finding it difficult to get the poor to understand about 2G
scam. How can this be elaborated to poor people?" SP state
unit chief Akhilesh Yadav asked at an election meeting here.
"2G ke bare me hum to yah keh rahe hain hawa me khel
kar diya (We are saying that they have made money in the
air)," he said in a lighter vein.
He alleged that while BSP`s corruption was blatant, scams
during Congress rule could not be understood by the common
Referring to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi`s act of tearing
a list of election promises of opposition parties, Yadav said
"In the first two phases, he folded his sleeves in anger, now
he is tearing piece of paper. I am afraid, that he might even
jump from the stage after the fourth phase."
He criticised the UPA for price-rise and hike in prices of
petrol and diesel, which hit the commoners.
"As petrol and diesel are so costly, you all should ride
cycle (SP symbol)," he said.