Anger of Cong leaders over UP `mere drama`: SP

Terming the purported "anger" of Congress leaders against the Mayawati-led UP government as a mere "drama", Samajwadi Party said on Friday.

Last Updated: Nov 04, 2011, 20:09 PM IST

Gonda: Terming the purported "anger" of
Congress leaders against the Mayawati-led UP government as a
mere "drama", Samajwadi Party today said the Centre would
have reined in the state government "if it had actually
wanted".

Anger of Congress against the state government is a mere
"drama" as there are institutions through which it could have
put an effective check on it (state) if it had actually
wanted, state SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said here.

"We are channelising this anger against the state
government by giving shape to a struggle, but where is the
anger of Congress and its leaders going," he asked referring
to reported views of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi
in Bhadohi-Mirzapur that the state of affairs in UP filled him
with anger.

On the issue of corruption, Yadav said, "The questions
rose by Anna Hazare and Ramdev are fully justified and there
should be a check on corruption, and the black money stashed
away in foreign banks should be brought back."

Yadav, who is currently on the sixth phase of his
state-wide `kranti rath yatra`, said, once his party comes to
power in Uttar Pradesh it would punish the officials who are
contributing in loot of public funds by assisting political
leaders.

PTI