BSP smells foul play, to observe black day on 11th of every month

Mayawati further alleged that the EVMs were tampered with in such a way that whichever button was pressed, the vote went to BJP.

By: ANI | Lucknow | Published: March 15, 2017 3:34 pm
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Continuing her tirade against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for her party’s humiliating defeat in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Wednesday accused the saffron party workers of tampering with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and announced to observe black day on the 11th of every month. “The BJP tampered with the EVMs and to hide their crime they are saying in social media as to why didn’t they win in Punjab, Manipur and Goa if they tampered with the machines. They didn’t pay attention to Punjab because they didn’t have a very good relation with the Akalis. And if they have not done anything then why are they giving clarifications via the media? Why are they saying that they have not done any tempering?” she said while addressing her party workers in Lucknow.

Mayawati further alleged that the EVMs were tampered with in such a way that whichever button was pressed, the vote went to BJP.

Questioning as to how the votes in Muslim-dominated areas went in favour of the BJP, she said, “I don’t think so anyone will agree to the fact that BSP got such less votes in Muslim and Dalit dominated areas.

“Most votes in Muslim and Dalit majority constituencies have gone to the BJP; this makes it evident that voting machines were manipulated. Either the EVMs did not accept votes other than BJP or the votes of other parties have gone to the BJP in the EVMs,” she added.

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she said the former has been dreaming about forming government again in 2019 post the BJP’s win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, adding the reality is that the BJP won courtesy dishonesty.

“This electoral victory by the BJP symbolizes dishonesty and murder of democracy; this can be further proven by looking at BJP’s fictitious smile,” she added.

The BJP witnessed an unprecedented victory with 321 seats in the assembly elections contested for 403 seats, while the Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance bagged 54, the BSP got 19 and others bagged 18 seats respectively.

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  1. P
    Mar 15, 2017 at 10:45 am
    BSP and SP seeing their ugly faces in mirror and now finding it as FOUL... ha ha.. INDIA is marching towards corruption free, clean governance under our honorable PM MODI.. long live India... die soon SP / BSP / CONGRESS / AAP...
    1. J
      Mar 15, 2017 at 10:33 am
      Please let them observe the Black Day till BSP win the UP election with thumping majority.
      1. A
        Mar 15, 2017 at 1:34 pm
        A very good decision by BSP. They should protest NOT only on every 11th of the month, but every day of the month. To prove their credentials, the it should be silent protest with no food and water for the day ( a hunger strike). They should also invite Delhi CM also to join them.
        1. Babu Gupta
          Mar 15, 2017 at 1:17 pm
          All the black money was already gone and now lost to political muscle also mainly due to loss of black money. Except for demonstration, she has nothing else left now.
          1. Sheik Mohamed
            Mar 15, 2017 at 10:34 am
            There is no foul play as has been projected by Ms.Mayawati, who unable to digest defeat. People of UP had given their verdict in a clear manner. Instead of making allegation Ms.Maya should sit along with his part's gr root workers to found reasons for her party's defeat and wait for some time for next strategy to win confidence of UP people.
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