Was sent to jail when I tried taking up issues of backward classes: Kushwaha accuses BSP govt
Kushwaha accused Bahujan Samaj Party of doing nothing for backward classes and conspiring to send him to jail when he tried championing their issues
Sonbhadra (UP): Former Uttar Pradesh Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha on Tuesday accused Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of doing nothing for backward classes and conspiring to send him to jail when he tried championing their issues.
"BSP government did nothing for backward classes and when I tried taking up their issues, a conspiracy was hatched and I was sent to jail," he alleged while addressing a public meeting here.
Kushwaha was the minister for family welfare in the Mayawati government and expelled from BSP after the murder of two medical officers in Lucknow exposed the National Rural Health Mission scam.
"In reality, there was no issue concerning NRHM... It was a matter related to law and order which was under the purview of chief minister," he said.
Once a close aide of BSP chief Mayawati, Kushwaha said the party has "deviated from its policy of 'jiski jitni sankhya bhari uski utni bhagidari' (representation of each (caste) according to its percentage of population) and has adopted 'jiski jitni thaili bhari uski utni hissedari' (representation of each according to its percentage of money power)."
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