Magical hand, not elephant eating up funds: BSP
Satish Chandra Mishra said, Magical hand is siphoning off funds and salting them away in foreign tax havens.
Varanasi: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for
his remark that an elephant is eating up central funds meant
for the poor in Uttar Pradesh, BSP today said instead it was a
"magical hand" siphoning off the funds and stashing them
"Rahul`s allegations that the BSP`s magical elephant is
eating away money sent by the Centre for the poor is baseless
as it is not the BSP`s elephant, but a magical hand is
siphoning off funds and salting them away in foreign tax
havens," BSP National General Secretary Satish Chandra Mishra
said at poll rallies at Palhipatti and Basani here.
Calling the Congress leader an outsider in Uttar Pradesh,
he said, "Rahul is neither from Uttar Pradesh nor he was born
here, then what he is doing here? He was brought up and
educated abroad, he has nothing to do with the people of the
Criticizing Rahul for his comments in which he had
allegedly referred to people of Uttar Pradesh in Maharashtra
as "beggars", the BSP leader said, "it will prove costly for
him in the assembly elections."