Lucknow: On the first anniversary of
UPA government`s second stint, BSP party on Saturday launched a
state-wide agitation to protest against "step-motherly"
treatment being meeted out to Uttar Pradesh and its wrong
economic policies leading to price rise.
"During the agitation launched on the directives of
BSP supremo Mayawati, in the first phase demonstrations were
held at one assembly segment each in 55 districts of the state
in which senior leaders, MPs, ministers and MLAs
participated," a party spokesman said here.
To assess the success of the agitation, BSP supremo
deployed two senior leaders in every district and they were
directed to submit their report, the spokesman said.
She said that during demonstration, the party leaders
highlighted the Centre`s anti-people policies, delay in
allocation of central funds and wrong policies of the UPA
government resulting in price rise.