Lucknow: BJP on Friday accused Congress general
secretary Digvijay Singh of making false statements and
creating sensation and said he must upgrade his information.
"Digvijay Singh`s statement that BJP pulled out of the V P
Singh government on Mandal commission issue is completely
false and baseless. He must upgrade his information," BJP
spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.
He alleged that the Congress leader was in habit of
Pathak said BJP withdrew support from V P Singh government
in November 1990 after senior leader L K Advani was arrested
during rath yatra.
The withdrawal of the support had nothing to do with
Mandal commission, he said.
"Digvijay Singh must correct his information and look into
facts before making any statement," Pathak said.
Earlier in the day, the Congress leader had alleged that
when the Mandal Commission was announced by the then Prime
Minister V P Singh, BJP withdrew support leading to the fall
of the government at the Centre.
"BJP, which is now showing sympathy with OBCs, must say
what were the reasons that led to the fall of the government
at the Centre," he said.