Adityanath’s lunch with Dalits ‘a political drama’, claims Mayawati

On Wednesday, CM Adityanath took part in a community feast in Harnampur village after unveiling the statue of B R Ambedkar in a park.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 15, 2017 4:34 pm
adityanath, yogi adityanath, mayawati, adityanath dalit lunch, uttar pradesh dalits, india news BSP chief Mayawati criticised the Yogi Adityanath government for its handling of the Saharanpur caste-based violence. (Source: Express Photo/Gajendra Yadav)

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath having lunch with 500 Dalits in Gorakhpur was merely a “political drama” that was unlikely to benefit the underprivileged community. She added that the BJP government had anti-Dalit mindset and was doing little to catch those behind the “atrocities” on Dalits in Saharanpur.

“The failure to arrest the main accused of casteist violence in Saharanpur and victims are still not getting justice are proof of BJP’s anti-Dalit mindset in the state and this is similar to what is going on in other states where BJP is in power,” she claimed in a press release.

The failure to arrest the main accused of casteist violence in Saharanpur and victims are still not getting justice are proof of BJP’s anti-Dalit mindset in the state and this is similar to what is going on in other states where BJP is in power,” she claimed in a press release.

“Casteist BJP leaders and Chief Minister Adityanath having food with the Dalits is nothing but a political drama. Everyone is aware that it will not change the anti-Dalit, anti-backward mindset of the BJP nor will it benefit the Dalits or the underprivileged.” The BSP leader went on to add that many Dalits and members of other backward castes were still “forced to live in dismal conditions” as they have been unsuccessful in securing their constitutional rights.

“This is also the reason as to why the parks and memorials installed in honour of saints and great men born in these sections of society are today lying in a state of utter neglect,” Mayawati said while blaming the UP government.

On Wednesday, CM Adityanath took part in a community feast in Harnampur village after unveiling the statue of B R Ambedkar in a park. He had been invited by BR Ambedkar Jankalyan Seva Samiti for the event. “Sahbhoj (community lunch) means there is equality in society and no discrimination on caste. There is also no feeling of untouchability,” Adityanath had said.

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    Anonymous
    Jun 20, 2017 at 8:59 pm
    Yes - all Dalits are Maywati'spersonal property and provider of abundance benami wealth.
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      Ram
      Jun 16, 2017 at 3:26 am
      Maya,Karunanidhi,Lallu,Mulayam,Pawar,Deve Gowda or Sonia all want only their own family members to prosper at the cost of the nation and their own party. They use their caste/community members just as vote bank and don't care about any poor or needy. Look at TN, the party DMK came in the name of dalits/OBCs and state of dalits is same as it was 40 years ago. Even today OBC vannier's will lynch dalits if any of them enter their homes/try to marry fellow members. Karunanidhi and his nephew Dayanadhi family has loted the state of thosounds of crores like Lallu/Maya did. Even Mamata of WB is not free from it, as all sharada loot shas her family members association too. Basically seculars are castist selfish hypocrites!
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        Kamal Pasha
        Jun 15, 2017 at 10:02 pm
        Dalits served beef biryani on this occasion to make peace with Yogi.
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          Anonymous
          Jun 20, 2017 at 9:01 pm
          To attack Hindus seem to be favorite pastime for some!
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          kris kumar
          Jun 15, 2017 at 6:35 pm
          Dear chor Mayawati you have been kicked out by dalits because you pla dirty tricks with them and looted them. Your nautanki is over and let Yogi ji do his job and it may look nautanki to you but Yogi is CM of UP and people love him and hate you the wicked woman.
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            IslamForFooools
            Jun 15, 2017 at 6:31 pm
            Ugly moron beeech may awati .
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              rk
              Jun 15, 2017 at 6:13 pm
              AS IF DALITS ARE PROPERTY OF THIS FILTHY CNT...
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                umesh
                Jun 15, 2017 at 6:11 pm
                And what you have been doing Maya?? U being a normal school teacher now amazed thousands of crores of assets and you claim that your party men doneted the same to you or the party. Didn't you feel ashamed to accept even if the money was donated? Don't you have any shame at this age at least, huh???
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