Nagpur, Feb. 17 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati addressed a rally at Kasturchand Park here on Sunday and asked the local party leaders and workers to work hard to expand the party mass base in the state.
Accusing regional parties as well as the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ignoring the interest of the people belonging to backward classes of the society, Mayawati told to the local leadership to unite and engage these people under the BSP banner.
Lashing out at the Congress and the BJP over their 'anti-people' and 'pro-corporate' policies, Mayawati said that the UPA Governments at the Centre and in the state have failed to address the problems of the common people.
"Inflation, poverty and unemployment are at all time high at present due to the anti-people and pro-corporate policies of the UPA Government like FDI in retail sector. And the poor and middle class people are the worst affected by such policies. BSP has been consistently opposing such policies and raising voice in support of the people belonging from marginalized sections of the society," said Mayawati.
She urged the people to support and elect the BSP to power in the upcoming general elections and state assembly elections.
A large number of BSP workers from Nanded, Pune, Mumbai, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad, Latur and adjoining districts, gathered here to hear their party supremo. (ANI)