Lucknow: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar
Joshi Thursday alleged that there was a hidden understanding
between Congress and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh which
has been exposed by Mulayam Singh Yadav accidentally.
"There was an apprehension of hidden understanding
between Congress and SP...accidentally Mulayam Singh Yadav has
exposed it by talking about extending support to Congress in a
bid to prevent BJP," Joshi told reporters.
He said that by saying such things, the SP supremo has
admitted to the fact that BJP was on its way to form the
He said that BSP and SP were already extending their
support to the Congress-led UPA and had saved it in the past
on nuclear deal, voting in Lok Sabha on price rise and PAC on
He alleged that when role of PM office and then Finance
Minister P Chidambaran started getting exposed in the PAC
report, both the parties created hurdles.
Referring to Rahul Gandhi tearing a piece of paper while
terming it to be a list of promises of opposition parties,
Joshi said "this means that this party also does not want to
contest polls on policies and ideologies, because manifesto is
foundation of election and it should be debated".
Targeting the PM, Joshi alleged that he admits of
malnutrition among 42 per cent children in the country, but
was silent on a strategy or solution to check it.
On Israel demanding India snap ties with Iran, the BJP
leader said that foreign policy was not decided on suggestion
or pressure of other countries.
The policy is decided while keeping national interests
in mind and Israel`s demand should be seen in the same light.