Mayawati rules out support to Modi govt

PTI Lucknow | Updated on March 13, 2018 Published on May 09, 2014

A file photo of BSP supremo, Mayawati.

BSP supremo Mayawati today ruled out extending any kind of support to the BJP-led NDA Government in the event of the party coming to power after the Lok Sabha polls.

The former UP Chief Minister also said that the BJP has realised that it might not be able to form the government and that there is no Modi wave as claimed in the media.

“BJP leader Narendra Modi in his recent interview had claimed that if needed he might seek the support of AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa, TMC’s Mamata Banerjee and BSP national president...I want to make it clear that BSP will not extend any kind of support to NDA at any cost,” Mayawati told reporters.

“When elections started, Modi was claiming that NDA will not require the support of any other party. No party talks about taking support of any other party unless it is unsure of its victory...The interview of Modi is a ploy to create confusion in the minds of minority community which are voting for us,” she said.

Accusing the BJP of indulging in dirty tricks, the former UP Chief Minister said BJP has always tried to damage the BSP movement.

“During the previous NDA Government, they had slapped disproportionate assets case against me in an attempt to damage the BSP movement. Similarly, in the state also when they formed government with us, they tried to damage us,” she said.

About 18 seats in UP will go to polls on May 12 in the final phase of the elections which will decide the fate of BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, BJP leader Kalraj Mishra, Aam Admi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal and Samajwadi Party’s Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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Published on May 09, 2014
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