SP hits out at UPA on black money, price rise and corruption
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 07, 2011, 16:35
Agra: Attacking the UPA government on the issues of black money and price rise Samajwadi Party on Tuesday alleged that the corruption was from the government side and those around it.

"The corruption is from the government side and those around it in Delhi," SP president Mulayam Singh Yadav alleged during the eighth national convention of the party here.

Yadav, who was elected as the national president of the party for the eight consecutive term, said if corruption would have been from any other side then people would be put behind the bars.

"This is my open allegation that the government's intention is to promote loot and plundering," he said while speaking on price rise.

The SP chief alleged that the price rise could be contained, but government's will was lacking.

"Prime Minister and his senior ministers had said they have no magic wand, which is very disappointing. If you can't stop price rise then why you are promoting it," he said.

On the issue of black money, Yadav alleged that the issue has brought infamy for the entire nation.

"I have been told that the amount of black money stashed in the foreign banks is such that if recovered back, not only all the debts of the country can be paid, but some amount will still be left for development," he said.

He alleged that the government was not willing to make any effort to bring back the black money.

"The government knows the names of those having black money but is not willing to tell. What is the reason is upto you (people) to understand," he said.

He demanded that black money should be brought back and education and treatment be made free.

Advocating reservation for Muslims in public and private sectors, Yadav said their socio-economic status was very poor.

"This had been said by all commissions and committees set up by the government that Muslims are backward, poor and jobless. We demand reservation for them, right from government jobs to business," he said.

He also attacked the Centre for "overlooking threats from China and Pakistan."

"While China is issuing threats, the Delhi government instead of replying is mum," he claimed.

Attacking the BSP government in Uttar Pradesh he alleged that maximum corruption is in the state.

"The government, chief minister and ministers have become examples of corruption," he said.

While people in the power were minting money, nothing has been done for poor, farmers and unemployment, he said.

"Anna Hazare has also said there is maximum corruption in UP and its an insult to the people of the state. While only one person is indulging in corruption all are getting insulted," he said.

He alleged that injustice and atrocities were at its peak in the state and people were not being heard.

"The SP will not tolerate these things and will not wait for government to complete its five years. We will remove this government with the help of the people," he said.


First Published: Tuesday, June 07, 2011, 16:35

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