Press Reporter News Service
New Delhi, September 20
The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of utilizing “Dalits like pawns” and indulging in “dikhawe ka Dalit prem”, difficult it to “assure” that the chief minister of “six months” Charanjit Singh Channi will “not be dropped” in favour of another person after elections.
With the Dalit politics gaining steam forward of essential elections subsequent yr, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who’s dealing with a troublesome problem in his state that polls together with Punjab, additionally tweeted a sequence of messages, highlighting the significance the group has within the BJP and their contribution in direction of nation constructing.
In the meantime, BJP IT cell in cost Amit Malviya known as Dalits “mere political pawns in Congress’ devious politics. In Punjab, they declare to have made a Dalit CM, solely to be posted as an evening watchman, until Gandhi household loyalist (Navjot Singh) Sidhu takes over, however maintains deafening silence over lynching of a Dalit youth in Rajasthan”.
“This fully undermines the Dalit empowerment narrative being peddled by the Congress. Disgrace,” stated Malviya, whereas Kaushambhi MP Vinod Sonkar accused the ruling get together in Punjab of indulging in “dikhawa ka Dalit-prem”.
Itemizing leaders from the Dalit group it “ditched” and “ill-treated” prior to now, Sonkar stated: “The Congress might have forgotten the way it handled Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar or stopped Babu Jagjivan Ram from turning into the Prime Minister, individuals haven’t.
“This isn’t the primary time they’ve proven false Dalit-prem for the sake of political positive factors. In Maharashtra (2003-04) they appointed Sushil Kumar Shinde the CM earlier than the elections and dropped him in favour of Vilasrao Deshmukh after successful. The get together gave an analogous therapy to Jagannath Pahadia in Rajasthan in 1980. They contested below him however appointed Shivcharan Mathur after elections. If their intentions are clear, they need to assure that they won’t drop Channi after elections,” stated Sonkar.
Because the BJP additionally raked up “Me Too” allegations towards the brand new CM whereas Nationwide Fee for Ladies chairperson Rekha Sharma termed him “menace to ladies”, observers stated Channi is “approach too near Navjot Singh Sidhu” and the elections “far too close to” for him to be “ignored” by any get together.