Bahujan Samaj Occasion (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday alleged that the current controversy over ‘Ramcharitmanas’ clearly confirmed a collusion between the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) the and Samajwadi Occasion (SP) to polarise folks on caste and communal strains earlier than the upcoming elections.
In a sequence of tweets in Hindi, the BSP chief alleged, “The BJP’s political identification is of creating new controversies for slender political and electoral pursuits. Its involvement in spreading ethnic and spiritual hatred, hysteria and spiritual conversions is well-known. However the identical political color of SP below the guise of ‘Ramcharitmanas’ is gloomy and unlucky.”
“Regardless of the controversy over the SP chief’s remarks in opposition to ‘Ramcharitmanas’ after which the BJP’s reactions to it, it’s clear from the silence of the SP management that there’s a collusion between the 2 events in order that the upcoming elections will be polarised on Hindu-Muslim hysteria as a substitute of burning public points,” Mayawati alleged.
“The SP-BJP colluded within the final meeting election in Uttar Pradesh and acted as a complement to one another by making it extremely communal via spiritual frenzy, on account of which the BJP got here to energy right here once more. It’s essential to keep away from falling prey to such hateful politics,” she mentioned.
Samajwadi Occasion nationwide basic secretary Swami Prasad Maurya stoked a controversy on January 22 when he alleged that sure verses within the ‘Ramcharitmanas’ composed by Goswami Tulsidas insulted a giant part of the society on the premise of caste. He had additionally demanded a ban on these verses. In a separate tweet, BSP nationwide coordinator Akash Anand mentioned, “In opposition to spiritual frenzy, in opposition to caste hatred, BSP is the one possibility for communal concord.”