Government will be toppled, vows Mayawati

July 20th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Bahujan Samaj Party

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Sunday made it very clear that the Manmohan Singh government has to be toppled in Tuesday’s trust vote. Addressing reporters after a luncheon meeting with Left and United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) leaders here, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister said: “The government has to be ousted. All the MPs are working towards this.”

“We have a one-point agenda - to topple the government,” she said at a media conference, flanked by Left leaders Prakash Karat and A.B. Bardhan.

She said in the parliament debate, there would be discussions on all issues. including the India-US nuclear deal and inflation.

Hitting out at bete noir Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav for his allegations that the BSP was buying its MPs, she said: “Tell me where, who and how much has been spent on buying MPs. There has been no horse trading.”

She said: “The truth is Yadav and company have been trying to save the government at any cost and trying to break the BSP rank.”

She asserted that all the BSP MPs are with her.

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