Sasaram: BSP supremo and Uttar Pradesh
Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday charged Congress, BJP and her
other political opponents with pushing the people to below
poverty line just for the sake of clinging to power.
"Right from the day India attained freedom and up to this
day, the Congress, BJP and other political opponents in the
country and the states have pushed the people to below poverty
line," she told an election meeting in Nokha constituency in
"They (opposition) have done it out of sheer lust for
clinging to power," she said and alleged that because of the
faulty policies pursued by these parties, the people hit by
poverty, unemployment and price rise were being compelled to
take their own lives.
On the measures taken for the uplift of the poor in Uttar
Pradesh, she said her government was providing Rs 300 per
month to every BPL household, besides arranging two rooms
for their stay and ensuring payment of Rs 25000 per student
who intended to pursue higher studies.
She said in the event of coming to power, BSP would
develop Bihar in a way that all people would taste the fruit
The BSP chief appealed to the people vote for her party
nominees for bettering their lot.