Mayawati is an epitome of corruption, venality and pursuit of vaulting ambition and this obsession with scarring the landscape with her own statues is a typical example of her pathetic record of governance. The squandering of public resources on such an unprecedented scale, when essential priorities in health and education are so woefully neglected deserves unqualified condemnation. Our politico cultural traditions do not tolerate commemorations of the living.- Does Ms. Mayawati rose to power because of the political failure of the Congress ?
dalit votes.Ambedkar, the grandson of Dalit icon Babasaheb Ambedkar, questioned why Mayawati felt apprehensive if the Congress appoints Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar or union energy minister Sushil Kumar Shinde as prime minister to garner dalit sympathy and votes.
At the opening of the Rs 685-crore Dalit Prerna Sthal on Friday, Mayawati used the opportunity to kickstart her state elections campaign, slated for 2012.
She speculated that the Congress wanted to dent the BSP's strong Dalit vote bank and for this, it could name a Dalit leader for the PM's post. She went on the claim that the Congress can stage the 'drama' of appointing either Shinde or Kumar as prime minister for some time to lure th ...more