Following allegations that abusive language was used by BSP leaders against the daughter of expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the Mayawati led party should advise its workers to not indulge in such activities.
Mayawati-Dayashankar and prostitute slur: Singh's wife, mom file FIR against BSP protesters for using abusive language
Dayashankar Singh's mother lodged an FIR against Mayawati and BSP national general secretary Naseemuddin Siddiqui on charges of insulting and abusing the family.
The nonchalance with which the word ‘prostitute’ is used by our politicians arouses a sense of discomfort at the ignorance pervading our political system.
The BSP workers are using the same kind of offensive language against women that they are protesting against being used for their leader Mayawati, said the Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday.
Modi would know that BJP are fast losing the perception game when it comes to representing the oppressed and the backward classes. It is also the most politically sensitive segment of the society. His choice of Gorakhpur to kick off the election campaign and his likely harping on development narrative will be an attempt to reclaim it.
Mayawati is not an ordinary Dalit leader, one who cannot be treated like other fossilised Ambedkarites or turncoats like Ram Vilas Paswan.
The real reason why the BJP suspended Dayashankar Singh for his remark against Mayawati is very different from what the party would like us to believe.
Even as Mayawati is trying to draw dividends due to a foul-mouthed former BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, it might prove difficult for her to sustain the anger among her supporters and translate them all into votes in the state polls next year.
Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Thursday witnessed ruckus as BSP MLAs protested the derogatory remarks against their party chief Mayawati questioning her character by Dayashankar Singh and sought his arrest, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House twice during the Question Hour.
While it is completely natural for the nation to be outraged over Dayashankar Singh's crass remarks, the nature of some of that outrage is also as cheap.
Outraged by the derogatory remarks that likened their BSP chief Mayawati to a prostitute by BJP leader Dayashankar Singh on Wednesday, BSP MLA Usha Chaudhary was quoted by ANI as saying that the BJP UP unit president is an illegitimate child.
What's so special about Dayashankar Singh that BJP and Jaitley apologised to Mayawati on his behalf?
It may seem a strange theory to float, exactly when Dalit communities have been under atrocious attack in Gujarat, that a churning is taking place in India's caste hierarchy. Yet it is evident in the way the oppressed is challenging the social order through everyday acts of defiance.
There are bigger things in life than Rahul Gandhi having his eyes closed
Dayashankar’s remark on Mayawati is the symptom of a bigger disease running in the party. How the BJP leadership handles it would be interesting to watch.
In a single stroke, Daya Shankar Singh has caused an irreparable damage to BJP's poll prospects, and consolidated the position of Mayawati and BSP in UP.
Mayawati has been attacked on her physical appearance, her singledom, her caste and her relationship with BSP founder Kanshi Ram by rivals across parties
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, reacting strongly to derogatory remarks against her by a BJP leader of Uttar Pradesh, said "the man, in fact, has used those words against his own daughter and sister", and not against her.
Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday condemned BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's abusive remark against Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and termed it "shameful".
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has removed Dayashankar Singh as vice-president of the party's Uttar Pradesh unit, for his crass and disgusting remarks about Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati