BJP demands President's Rule in UP

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday demanded President's Rule in Uttar Pradesh which has witnessed communal riots.

"The Centre should intervene and take strict action against the Uttar Pradesh government," Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh told reporters here.

Asserting that the Samajwadi Party government "doesn't deserve to be in power anymore", he said: "There was no other option than imposing President's Rule in the state."

"The Uttar Pradesh government was following a policy of divide and rule," Rajnath Singh said.

Riots broke out in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh Sep 7 and lasted for three days.


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