Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Tuesday said she will resign from the Rajya Sabha after being asked to stop her impromptu speech on the Saharanpur anti-Dalit Violence in the Upper House of the Parliament.
“I will resign right away. I will come back and give my resignation,” she said and walked out of the House.
The Congress also walked out of the Rajya Sabha after Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had got a mandate to rule,as BSP leader Mayawati was speaking about the act of brutalty against the Dalits and minorities in UP and demanded an discussion on the issue.
“When Mayawati tried to talk, she was told that we have got the mandate. We did not know the BJP has got the mandate for the massacre of minorities and Dalits. We are not with this government,” an angry Azad said and walked out of the House,Other congress members followed their leader.
Earlier, there was a uproar in the house when Mayathi spoke about the issue on Dalits in Saharanpur of Uttar Pradesh.
She said “casteism and capitalism” have grown all over the country, particularly in the BJP ruled states, after the BJP came to power at the Centre.The BSP chief alleged that Dalits were being targeted and sought the attention of the House over the issue.