UP govt tapping phones: BJP alleges

Opposition BJP in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday alleged the state government was tapping phones of its leaders and as fresh assembly elections neared ruling BSP was using all tactics to retain power.

Updated: Mar 23, 2011, 21:48 PM IST

Lucknow: Opposition BJP in Uttar Pradesh
on Wednesday alleged the state government was tapping phones of its
leaders and as fresh assembly elections neared ruling BSP was
using all tactics to retain power.

"Phones and converstations of BJP leaders are tapped by
the state government, which is afraid of BJP", party spokesman
Hardwar Dubey claimed.

He said that on February 25, two constables of local
intelligence unit (LIU) were found at a press conference of
party president Surya Pratap Shahi in Moradabad.

Similarly, yesterday a LIU constable was found at Shahi`s
press conference in Meerut, after which he was ousted from
there.

"We condemn such an act of the government and warn it not
to involve in such acts and stop surveillance BJP leaders", he
said adding if needed they would soon meet Governor B L Joshi
and hand him over the memorandum on the issue.

PTI