BSP chief Mayawati comes out in support of SP leader Azam Khan, accuses UP government of targeting opponents
Mayawati also hit out at the BJP government for allegedly targeting the poor, Dalits, tribals and Muslims and harassment of its political opponents
Mayawati's remarks come a day after Yadav said that BSP had transferred its votes to the BJP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls and it will now be interesting to see whether the BJP makes Mayawati the president or not in return
‘Anti-Dalit’ Congress didn’t offer CM post, never invited BSP for alliance, says Mayawati as she junks Rahul Gandhi’s claim
The former UP chief minister said that Gandhi's comments show his inferior feelings and malevolence towards Dalits and the BSP.
Taking on Mayawati, he said, "We gave a message to Mayawati to form an alliance and asked her to become the chief minister. She did not even talk to us."
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Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office and secrecy to the ministers in the Raj Bhawan.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office and secrecy to the ministers at Punjab Bhawan
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