Lucknow: Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of misleading people, the opposition parties Monday termed BSP`s operation cleanup against criminals as an eyewash.
"Mayawati is indulging into dramatics by launching a drive against criminals in the BSP as only those people having minor criminal antecedents have been expelled," Samajwadi
Party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary today alleged.
He also alleged that BSP chief was playing this stint to distract attention of the people, who are agitated with increasing crime and poor law and order situation in the
"If Mayawati starts the cleaning operation honestly, the government would be reduced to minority within 24 hours," he said.
Chaudhary said that instead of staging a drama, Mayawati should submit her resignation with the Governor as she is unable to handle the government and the administration.
Meanwhile, Bhartiya Janata Party has termed BSP operation clean up as "laughable".
"After running the government with the support of mafias for three years, now Mayawati has realised that they are criminals," party spokesman Hriday Narain Dixit said.
He said that Mayawati`s statement that opposition conspired entry of criminal elements in BSP was ridiculous.
"There are number of ministers, MPs and MLAs in the BSP having criminal antecedents," he alleged.