"It's His (Amit Shah) Magnanimity": Mayawati's Cautious Praise Amid Polls

"It's His (Amit Shah) Magnanimity": Mayawati's Cautious Praise Amid Polls

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February 23, 2022

Weeks before the Uttar Pradesh election result, former Chief Minister Mayawati and Union Home Minister Amit Shah's "mutual praise" has set speculation on fire as the BJP faces tough challengers in its re-election bid in India's biggest and most important state.

New Delhi, 23 February 2022

As per news report of NDTV, Asked to respond to Amit Shah's positive assessment of her campaign in an interview, Mayawati said today: "It is his badappan (magnanimity) that he has acknowledged the truth." She added: "But I also want to tell him - in the three phases that have taken place in UP, the BSP (Bahujan Samaj Party) has not just received Dalit and Muslim votes but we are also getting upper caste and backward caste votes. I want to tell him that." Mayawati also gave a non-committal response to the BJP's claim of crossing 300 in the 403-seat UP assembly. "Only time will tell. Who knows, the BSP may emerge the winner, instead of the BJP and Samajwadi Party," The BSP chief's words for the Samajwadi Party of Akhilesh Yadav, whom she partnered with briefly for the 2019 national election before a bitter split, were far more pungent.

Source - NDTV


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