Lucknow: BSP supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief
Minister Mayawati on Wednesday said that her party extends support to
social activist Anna Hazare in his campaign against
"BSP and its government in UP is against corruption
and criminalisation of the politics since beginning and the
party supports Anna Hazare in his campaign," Mayawati said in
a statement issued here.
She said that no only Anna Hazare and `India Against
Corruption`, the party welcomes all the organisations which
are protesting against corruption and criminalisation of
"The manner in which Anna Hazare and his supporters
were arrested from their residence in Delhi yesterday was not
correct from democratic point of view," Mayawati said.
She said that there were some differences between the
Congress and members of the civil society over Lokpal Bill
introduced in the Parliament and "both the parties should sit
together and reach a consensus so that differences could be
sorted out and a good law be framed to check corruption."
Mayawati said BSP was the only party in the country
which have not spared even its ministers, MLAs and MPs for
taking law in their hand and got them arrested.