Bahraich (UP): Criticising Mulayam Singh
Yadav for his reported statement promising government jobs to
rape victims, BJP leader Uma Bharti on Friday said the Samajwadi
Party president lacked understanding of social concerns.
Talking to reporters here, the former Madhya Pradesh
Chief Minister favoured capital punishment for rape convicts.
"If the BJP is voted to power, it will make provision
of capital punishment for rapists to prevent recurrence of
such incidents," she said.
Earlier, addressing an election rally, she claimed that
the situation of poor Muslims would not improve by giving them
Bharti said waqf property would be freed from illegal
possession and engineering and medical colleges will be set
up for Muslims in the event of her party coming to power in