BJP's defeat in UP polls will disappoint Russia, US: Uma Bharti
Raebareli: Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti on Sunday claimed that the countries like America and Russia are closely monitoring the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections and they will get disheartened if her party fails to form government in the state.
Addressing an election meeting here, the Union minister for water resources said, "The top world leaders like US President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin have kept an eye on the UP elections as they want India's extensive support in combating terrorism across the world."
Asserting that the UP elections are important for the country at the international level, she said, "BJP's defeat in UP elections might disappoint the world leaders."
Taking a jibe at Manmohan Singh, she claimed that Congress top leadership forced the ex-PM to work as a robot.
Uma Bharti took a dig at the Supreme Court's order to register an FIR against Uttar Pradesh transport minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, asking Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav, "Which punishment she feels would be appropriate for the Samajwadi Party leader, who is accused of sexually harassing a woman."