Amit Shah sets polls tone: SP will work for one caste, BSP for itself

Addressing a gathering at the Kakori Shaheed Smarak on the outskirts of Lucknow, The BJP leader Amit Shah leader also attacked the Congress saying “there has been no development in the country because only one family held power for 60 of the 70 years since Independence”.

Written by Lalmani Verma | Kakori | Updated: August 14, 2016 5:18 am
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Setting the tone for his party’s campaign in Uttar Pradesh which goes to assembly polls next year, BJP president Amit Shah launched a frontal attack on rivals Saturday, saying the SP, if it returns to power, “will work for only a particular caste” and the BSP “will work for only its own development and not of any caste”.

Urging Uttar Pradesh to complete its “unfinished work” by voting for the BJP as it did to “ensure absolute majority for the Modi government and absolute majority for a BJP government at the Centre”, he also attacked the Congress saying “there has been no development in the country because only one family held power for 60 of the 70 years since Independence”.

Addressing a gathering at the Kakori Shaheed Smarak on the outskirts of Lucknow, Shah said: “Can Uttar Pradesh develop under the rule of SP or BSP? Can it get 24-hour power supply? Can it stop incidents like Bulandshahr and Mathura? Can there be employment for youth? Can there be an ambulance in every village? Can big industries come here? Can water reach every field? Can farmers be compensated in times of crisis? Can corruption go? Can goondaraj come to an end?”

He alleged that the SP government was creating hurdles in implementation of central schemes like Ujjwala Yojana, farmers crop insurance scheme, development of houses for poor. He said the UP government did not provide land for AIIMS, so the Centre decided to develop the project on its own land.

He was in Kakori to attend a BJP programme called ‘Azadi ke 70 varsh: Zara yaad karo qurbani’, part of the Tiranga Yatra. Paying rich tributes to revolutionaries behind the Kakori Conspiracy, Shah said though he did not wish to speak on political issues, he could not help remind Uttar Pradesh of what had befallen the state.

He said state BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya had asked him to get the Kakori memorial developed as a place of tourism. “I assure you that I will convey this to the Prime Minister so that this memorial is developed as a major tourist attraction which will be a source of inspiration for the youth.”

He said BJP leaders and workers, as part of the Tiranga Yatra, will visit every tehsil and district across the country with the Tricolour to offer tributes to freedom fighters for their sacrifice.

Shah later visited the Malihabad home of Kaushal Kishore, BJP MP from Mohanlalganj and one of its Dalit faces in UP, who had organised a lunch to which Dalits had been invited. Earlier, speaking at the meeting, Kishore accused BJP opponents of carrying out atrocities on Dalits and blaming the BJP to malign its image. He alleged that when Mayawati was Chief Minister, no person from any caste could contact her or officials of her office regarding any problem.

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    Javed Bhai
    Aug 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm
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      Amar Akbar
      Aug 13, 2016 at 8:47 pm
      Victim, experts tell of abuse by nunslt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Myra Hidalgo was 12 when she met Christian sister nun Cheryl Porte, a young, charming Christian nun who was her teacher at Opelousas Catholic Middle School in Southwest;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Porte, a member of the Marianites of the Christian Holy Cross, taught her about “theology, the Beatles, Carl Jung and social justice,” said;br/gt;lt;br/gt;And, after earning her trust, Porte taught her about seex -- coaxing the 12-year-old into a sesxual relationship that lasted more than two;br/gt;lt;br/gt;“It would generally start with her requesting that I rub her back or stomach,” Hidalgo said. “Then she would take over, guiding my hand over her body. When I would pull away from her, she would cry. In guilt, I would reach out to comfort her, and again the sesxual contact would start.”lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Hidalgo thought her experience an aberration, a chance occurrence between a single deviant nun and a naive young;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Experts on abuse by church figures say the scenario has pla out at convents, Catholic schools, churches and orphanages across the country. Over the last decade, at least a dozen lawsuits alleging secsual abuse by nuns have been;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Leading experts on clergy abuse, and an author of a book on abusive nuns, have said that over the years they’ve been contacted by more than 100 people who claim nuns s.exc.ually abused them.
      1. M
        Aug 13, 2016 at 9:22 pm
        The Sunni ISI established the most primitive form of governance. It based its laws on an extreme interpretation of the Islamic Sharia. It made women only as objects of pleasure and made non-Muslim women who were captured like the Yezdi's as slavez. Most of these women were repeatedly raped and hundreds died as well. Despite news of the atrocities of the ISI on women filtering out to the West and Muslim world, the supply of recruits to join the ISI continued. One reason for this was the justification by the ISI that they were following Islamic principles which lay down that captured women can be kept as slaves. In a similar vein, the ISI leader Al-Baghdadi captured an American aid worker and repeatedly raped and impregnated her. She was killed in an American air attack that was targeting Baghdadi. The Yezidi women who are non-Muslims, in particular, recieved harsh treatment. Shia and Christian women were also not spared and made slaves. Even the Sunni women were given no rights and were confined for seex to their homes
        1. U
          Aug 13, 2016 at 8:32 pm
          Just drank pig blood. Now I am ready for my 72 sheeps. Mohammed promised just like he had 13 wives and many slaves.
          1. A
            Aug 13, 2016 at 4:19 pm
            And BJP will work for only one caste-brahmin casterated caste. Because BJP is Brahmin Jokers Party working along side Rashtriya Self-Stimulation Service(RSS).
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