Bahujan Samaj Celebration (BSP) president Mayawati blamed the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP)-led governments in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat for the desecration of Ambedkar statues and the homicide of a Dalit man allegedly for proudly owning and using a horse.
She didn’t spare the Narendra Modi authorities both for its alleged insensitivity in direction of these caste-based circumstances.
“As an alternative of constructing Baba Saheb ‘Ramji Ambedkar’ part of a egocentric motive, the Yogi Adityanath authorities in UP should put aside its insensitivity in coping with casteist circumstances and act in opposition to the culprits,” the BSP chief stated and appealed to the folks to take care of peace.
In an announcement issued on Saturday, hours after Ambedkar statues had been desecrated in UP, one every in Allahabad and Sidharthnagar, she stated: “Moderately than letting Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar in his common identification, the Yogi authorities is making an attempt to make him Ramji Ambedkar to serve its political selfishness.”
“The federal government as an alternative ought to act with an iron fist in opposition to all these anti-social folks in order that such incidents don’t happen once more,” she stated.
Based on Mayawati, the desecration occurred due to an absence of intent to behave in opposition to miscreants.
She stated changing the broken statues with new ones received’t clear up the issue, and the federal government ought to implement regulation and order critically.
The previous UP chief minister questioned Prime Minister Modi’s silence on circumstances associated to casteist oppression and Dalit atrocities.
She accused the Gujarat authorities of defending the culprits concerned within the homicide of a younger Dalit man, who was killed after he allegedly refused to observe an upper-caste order to surrender a horse he had purchased. It has been alleged that Dalits aren’t allowed to experience or personal horses, a standard image of the Aristocracy.
“The poison of casteism is just too widespread in Gujarat and the federal government was doing nothing to curb it,” Mayawati stated.