Mayawati says Joshi`s remarks have harmed social harmony
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati on Monday said the `derogatory remarks` of UPCC chief
Rita Bahuguna Joshi against her have hurt the sentiments
of all sections of society and harmed social harmony in the
"By making indecent and indignified remarks, Joshi has
harmed social harmony in the state", Mayawati said in a
statement here and advised Congressmen to desist from any act
that could hurt the sentiments of people.
The Chief Minister said that while making her remarks,
Joshi paid no heed to the honour and dignity of former chief
minister and her father late Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna.
On the Congress plans to observe a "day of victory"
today to coincide with the arrival of Joshi here after her
release from the jail, she said it would have been befitting
to observe "apology day" instead.
Mayawati said legal action against Joshi would continue
and government would effectively plead the case to ensure that
she is penalised for her actions.
Asserting that law and order was the top priority of her
government the Chief Minister said she will not allow anyone
to take law in their hands.
Meanwhile, state BSP President Swami Prasad Maurya
advised political parties and politicians to pay heed to
constitutional provisions while expressing themselves in
public to ensure that it had no adverse impact on law and
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