Modi even divided electricity on Hindu-Muslim lines: Dimple Yadav
Gonda: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for even dividing 'electricity' in different religions for electoral gains in UP Assembly elections.
Addressing an election rally in Mehnaun constituency here, the Samajwadi Party (SP) MP from Kannauj said, "Prime Minister recently tried to divide electricity on the lines of religion. Can electricity be Hindu or Muslim? This was a cheap political gimmick played by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader for political benefits in UP."
Earlier on February 19, PM Modi, addressing a rally in Fatehpur district, had said, "If an uninterrupted power supply is ensured during Ramzaan, same should be during Deepawali as well. Similarly, if kabristaan (burial grounds) are there, the shamshaan (cremation grounds) should also be there." Striking a balance though, he had summed up saying, "If you get adequate water supply on Holi then same is required on Eid."
She also took a dig at Amit Shah's 'Kasab' remark, saying, "'Ka' stands for computer, 'Sa' stands for smartphone and 'B' stands for several welfare schemes for our sisters (beheno)."
Addressing an election meeting in Gorakhpur district on February 22, Amit Shah had said, "The Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party have left public high and dry in the last 15 years. Now, Congress has also come for more destruction. UP people will vote for BJP to get rid of this KASAB, which means - ‘Ka’ for Congress, ‘S’ for SP and ‘B’ for BSP.”
Dimple Yadav said, "We have provided ambulance service to the people of UP," and asserted, "In the coming days, we will ensure that we run an ambulance service for the animals also."
What else Dimple Yadav said?
- PM Modi always does 'Mann Ki Baat', but never 'Kaam Ki Baat'.
- Neither PM Modi's thinking nor his speech is good.
- He is spreading lies about the law and order situation of Uttar Pradesh.
- The Centre has shown discriminative behaviour towards Uttar Pradesh.
- The ongoing UP elections will decide the future of our children.
She also launched an attack on Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani, saying that she hails from entertainment industry and that is why she only believes in 'dialogue baazi'.
Recently on February 22, Smriti Irani hit out at Samajwadi Party’s claims about women safety by saying that even the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister was not safe in the state.
Referring to a recent incident, Irani recalled how Dimple was offended by unruly SP workers who were warned by her to be in limits or else she will complaint about it to their ‘bhaiya’ (Akhilesh Yadav).
It may be mentioned here that Gonda is scheduled to go for polls in the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on February 27, when 52 constituencies spread across 11 districts will observe polling.