Lucknow: Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief
Minister Mayawati of ignoring dalits, a senior BJP leader
on Tuesday said incidents of atrocities against Dalits and rapes
have increased in the state.
"BSP which came to power by promising uplift of scheduled
castes in the state has continuously ignored them during its
four-and-a-half year rule," BJP national spokesperson Ramnath
Kovind told reporters here.
Kovind, who is also the in-charge of BJP SC/ST Morcha,
said, "No major work was done for the betterment of the
community in education and employment sectors."