Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati. (File photograph)
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister additionally claimed the Congress is rattled by the SAD-BJP alliance for the Punjab Assembly polls
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As Charanjit Singh Channi took oath as Punjab‘s first Dalit chief minister, BSP president Mayawati on Monday asked Dalits to be wary of the Congress’ “election stunt”. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also claimed the Congress is rattled by the SAD-BJP alliance for the Punjab Assembly polls.
Congress still does not have faith in Dalits. Dalits need to be very alert to their double standards. I have full faith that Dalits will not fall for this stunt,” Mayawati informed reporters right here. The BSP president stated she has come to know that meeting elections in Punjab might be fought underneath a non-Dalit chief and never underneath Channi.
The actuality is that Congress in addition to different political events consider Dalits solely in occasions of disaster, she charged, terming the appointment of Channi as an election stunt of the Congress. Channi was sworn in as chief minister of Punjab earlier this present day.
The Congress determination to call Channi, who hails from Rupnagar district in Punjab’s Malwa belt, assumes significance as 32 per cent inhabitants of the state contains Dalits. The BSP and SAD had in June solid an alliance for the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections..
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