The Bahujan Samaj Party president , Mayawati, accused the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Samajwadi Party for not safeguarding the interests of Brahmins and Dalits alike and of making tall claims but doing nothing on the ground.
She asked for a ‘Dalit-Brahmin’ unity to bring her party back to power in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Addressing a “Prabudh Varga Sammelan” to conclude the party’s month long programme that aimed at reaching out to the upper caste Brahmins across the state, Mayawati claimed that the, party in power indulges in empty talks to win the votes but neither Brahmins nor Dalits had their interests safeguarded when they are in power.
Mayawati also assured the attendees that unlike the two parties, her party stood firm on their word which can be testified from its rule in UP from 2007-2012. She said that the security and welfare of Dalits and Brahmins, along with the other sections of the society, were given top priority.
The BSP chief also took shots at the Congress party for communal violence in Meerut and Muzaffarnagar during its stint at the centre and blamed them for not protecting the minorities during its reign.
Mayawati promised an inquiry into the cases of violence and injustice against Dalits and Brahmins under Adityanath’s government after she gets voted to power in 2022. She also promised a large share of tickets to brahmin leaders and backed the farmer’s protests against the farm laws and announced that if her party comes to power, the three controversial laws will not be implemented in the state.