PM Modi triggered 'Triple Talaq' controversy for poll benefits: Mayawati
Lucknow: Accusing the Centre of raking up the issue of 'Triple Talaq' for election benefits, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said that it should be left to Muslim community to form a common opinion.
Mayawati said that the Narendra Modi government has deliberately triggered a new controversy over Triple Talaq, Muslim Personal Law and Common Civil Code, citing the upcoming Assembly Elections in few states.
The BSP head said that PM is trying to force his and the agendas of RSS over a particular Community which is condemnable.
It may be mentioned that Mayawati has paced up the war game with the BJP after Modi flagged off his promotional rallies in the state. Modi had on Monday addressed a massive rally in Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh where he had alleged that corruption prevailed in the state during Mayawati's regime.
In reply to Modi's allegations, the BSP Chief had said that PM first look at his own government which helped corrupt people like liquor baron Vijay Mallya and former IPL chairman Lalit Modi to flee the country.
What else Mayawati said?
- Bahujan Samaj Party took strict action against corrupt leaders and CBI probe was launched against them.
- In Modi’s rule, people like Vijay Mallya and Lalit Modi get help from government to flee from the country.
- Mayawati said that it was during her regime that ‘criminals’ like Atiq Ahmad, Raja Bhaiyya and Ramakant Yadav were sent to jail, while other parties gave them tickets to contest elections.