Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam
Singh Yadav on Thursday attacked the Congress alleging that during
its rule Uttar Pradesh witnessed maximum number of riots in
which Muslims suffered heavy losses.
"Recalling riots of Maliyana, Hashimpura, Moradabad
and Aligarh causes one to shudder even today," Yadav said
referring to the slew of riots in the state during Congress
He did not spare the BJP either terming the party as
the "enemy of Muslims".
Addressing party workers at the SP headquarters here,
Yadav reminded them how after the Gujarat riots, he had called
Narendra Modi a "murderer of humanity" in Parliament and gone
to Ahmedabad to meet the riot victims.
Mulayam said that during SP regime a number of schemes
were launched for the welfare of Muslims.
"While in Congress regime only 1.5 per cent Muslims
were recruited in police and PAC recruitments this percentage
was 15 per cent in SP rule," he said.
He said that there is maximum democracy in SP where
suggestion of every worker is taken and considered by the
He alleged that in BSP even ministers and MLAs were
unable to meet their Chief Minister.
Mulayam said that SP was contesting the elections to
form the government in UP.
As Assembly polls may take place in February, the
party should be fully prepared, he said, adding that after
the polls the struggle would be for Delhi in 2014.
He said if SP wins state Assembly polls then no party
would be able to form the government in Delhi without its
He appealed to the workers to ensure victory of
candidates declared by the party and to publicise its
achievements among the electorate.