Lucknow: BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday alleged that price rise and corruption were two sins of the
"There is resentment among people on the issue of price
rise and corruption -- two sins of the Congress.
"These problems are due to wrong economic policies and
bad governance," he told an election meeting after flagging
off BJP leader Uma Bharti`s rath.
Targeting the SP and the BSP, Gadkari said these parties
had supported the Congress-led UPA government time and again.
In this context, he said the SP and the BSP supported
the Congress in the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) on
the 2G spectrum issue.
"They support the Congress on cut motions, they support
it in the PAC. They supported the sins of the party," the BJP
He accused the Congress party of spreading poison of
communalism by pursuing vote-bank politics.
The Constitution was opposed to religion-based
reservation, Gadkari said. "The Constitution does not permit
it, but they brought it for the division of the country."
The BJP president said the SP, the BSP and Mayawati,
who calls herself a messiah of dalits, were trying hard to get
"All the three are searching their brains on how to get
minority votes," he said.
Attacking the Congress, Gadkari said "how it will
develop Uttar Pradesh when it has ruined the country."
He said the BJP was the only alternative for the
Uma Bharti said the Congress and its leaders should
give clarifications on their sins.