SP, BSP, Congress think only minorities’ votes matter: BJP

BJP leader Siddharnath Nath Singh said the BJP doesn’t differentiate between minority and majority votes and only works for development and good governance.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:October 10, 2016 10:33 am
samajwadi party, bahujan samaj party, congress, bjp, up polls, polls 2017, elections 2017, assembly elections, india news “They are running towards the minority vote,” BJP leader Siddharnath Nath Singh told ANI.

Criticising Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati for asking Muslims not to ‘waste’ their votes on the likes of the Congress and the Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that parties like the BSP, SP and Congress think that the votes of only 20 percent of the people matter while the rest don’t.

“In UP, whether it is the BSP, SP or Congress, they all are running for one particular segment of votes that belongs to the minority and they feel that only 20 percent of UP votes, while the balance 80 percent don’t. And, therefore, they are running towards the minority vote,” BJP leader Siddharnath Nath Singh told ANI.

Singh further said the BJP doesn’t differentiate between minority and majority votes and only works for development and good governance which will be the sole focus of the party in the upcoming 2017 elections.

Addressing a rally at Lucknow to commemorate the tenth death anniversary of Dalit icon Kanshi Ram, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday, said that voting for the Samajwadi Party or the Congress will only help the BJP come to power.

Mayawati said that since the onset of the BJP-led government at the centre, the minorities have been subjected to a bias by right wing forces over issues like ‘love-jihad’ and cow-slaughtering.

She also lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not fulfilling his 2014 poll promises.

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    Lokesh Paramashivaiah
    Oct 10, 2016 at 9:03 am
    How is explicitly wooing minority community is secular and not communal, whereas supporting a majority community tacitly is perceived communal??
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      Subba Rao Venkata Vure
      Oct 10, 2016 at 7:10 am
      Yes. Minorities vote end mes as per their religious leaders instructions except few. Whereas majority community people vote as per their caste. Hence 80% percent votes divided into fragments. Whoever gets 20%minority votes plus fragmented caste votes will win. As long as the candidates who got majority votes irrespective of the percentage of votes he got from the votes poled is winner this will go. Unless we change our law and fix minimum 50% of votes to get to become winner this tamasha will go.
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