Lucknow: Samajwadi Party and BJP on Saturday lashed out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati accusing
her of attempting to fool the people of the state by holding
review meetings on development and law and order with an eye
on next year`s Assembly elections.
SP spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said with the Assembly
elections scheduled for next year, the ruling BSP government`s
meetings to review the situation in the state have become more
Referring to such a meeting held here yesterday in which
Mayawati directed officials to keep an eye on local problems
to ensure peace and order, he said in a statement, "This is
just a gimmick to show that she is most concerned about the
state of affairs."
"The people have, however seen through her designs. It
would have been better if she told the people about the
outcome of all such meetings that she held in the past four
years and how they helped improve the situation," Chaudhary
BJP spokesman Manoj Misra, in a statement issued here,
cited various criminal incidents that have taken place in the
state in the past four years of BSP rule in which the party`s
leaders and workers have been named.
"They have exposed the real face of the BSP government
and no amount of meetings would now be able to befool the
people of the state," he said.