Udayavni Special

Mayawati Says BJP Afraid of SP-BSP Alliance, Calls Stopping Akhilesh at Lucknow Airport “Anti-democratic”


Team Udayavani, Feb 12, 2019, 9:05 AM IST

Lucknow: Hours after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was stopped at Lucknow airport on Tuesday while on his way to Allahabad, BSP supremo Mayawati said it was extremely condemnable and asked whether the ruling BJP was afraid of their alliance because of which it is “resorting to anti-democratic methods”.

Mayawati described the episode as “an example of total dictatorship of BJP government”. “This is very unfortunate and this undemocratic step will be fought at all levels,” she said.

“Is the BJP government at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh so afraid of BSP-SP alliance that it is resorting to anti-democratic methods to curb our political activities,” she asked.

The SP and the BSP recently forged an alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Akhilesh was stopped at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in a bid to prevent him from visiting Allahabad to attend an oath-taking ceremony at Allahabad University.

“The government is afraid of oath ceremony of a student leader and is stopping me at the airport to prevent me from visiting Allahabad,” Yadav said.

He also posted photographs on his official Twitter handle in which he was seen talking to police officers inside the airport. The matter has rocked the Uttar Pradesh legislature

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Bengaluru: Couple cheated of ₹16.7 lakh on pretext of role for son in ads

Delta plus: New Covid variant identified, experts say no cause of concern for now

Mangaluru: Cops arrest two including Omani national for possessing Ganja and MDMA

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Gujarat AAP office

Rishi Sunak drawn into in-law Narayana Murthy Amazon tax dispute

Udupi DC clarifies on viral video claiming vaccine gives magnetic power

Shivamogga: 7,300 cusecs water released from Tunga dam



Related Articles More

Journalist’s death in UP: Priyanka says state govt ”nurturing jungle raj”

Facing defeat in next assembly polls, UP BJP govt harassing SP leaders, workers: Akhilesh

Farmers across India suffering due to Centre”s indifference: Mamata

Delta plus: New Covid variant identified, experts say no cause of concern for now

Maha CM lauds transport dept over new system for learning licence, vehicle registration

MUST WATCH

Udupi DC G Jagadeesh Malalagadde clarification | Magnetic Powers after Receiving Vaccine

Heavy rainfall across Mangaluru

Sanchari Vijay Passes Away | Last Exclusive Interview with Udayavani

OVERFLOODED DAM IN SHIMOGA

MUMBAI PARKED CAR SINKS ON ROAD

Latest Additions

Journalist’s death in UP: Priyanka says state govt ”nurturing jungle raj”

Facing defeat in next assembly polls, UP BJP govt harassing SP leaders, workers: Akhilesh

I will pay for education of children orphaned by Covid-19: R Ashoka

Huge traffic jams in Bengaluru after easing of lockdown restrictions

Farmers across India suffering due to Centre”s indifference: Mamata

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.