Leading Samajwadi Party’s (SP) bypoll campaign in Mainpuri from where his grandnephew Tej Pratap Singh is trying for a debut in Lok Sabha, Mulayam Singh Yadav Sunday took on ruling BJP at the Centre by accusing it of playing “dangerous games” for political gains by polarising Uttar Pradesh on communal lines.
“For (political) gains, BJP can say anything and do anything… (even) play dangerous games. They excel in telling lies and spreading rumours. They promised that they will bring more employment, bring back black money and that the inflation will decline, but nothing happened,” he said addressing back to back rallies at his home turf. The stakes are high for Samajwadi Party as BJP is likely to give it a tough fight.
He also accused the BJP of polarising the state.
Mulayam had vacated Mainpuri seat for Azamgarh after he won both the seats in the Lok Sabha elections. The byelection is on September 13.
Sending a message that he is still connected to Mainpuri, Mulayam reminded people that he left it for Azamgarh only because he trusts people of Mainpuri.