Mayawati questions Priyanka Gandhi's silence about the death of infants in Kota
LUCKNOW: President of BSP Mayawati on Thursday he questioned the silence of the leader of Congress Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on the death of babies in the Kota district and said he should have met women who had lost their children due to the laxity of the Ashok Gehlot government there.
In a series of tweets, the former prime minister also criticized the Rajasthan government for the death of babies.
The death of 100 children in Rajasthan's Kota district is very sad and painful. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his government are still insensitive, disinterested and irresponsible, which is highly condemnable, she charged in a tweet.
But, what is sadder is the fact that the top management of Congress and especially its general secretary of the woman who is silent on this issue. It would have been better if, as he did in UP, he met the aggrieved mothers, who lost their children due to the laxity of the party government, he said.
The head of BSP also said: If the Secretary General of Congress does not meet the mothers of deceased children, her meeting with aggrieved relatives of UP will be interpreted as pure theatricality and political self-interest, that the UP public should be cautious of .
At least 100 babies died in a government-run hospital in Kota in the last month.
Later in a statement, Mayawati said, The BSP has been opposing the divisive CAA/NRC while the Congress is trying to derive political mileage. This is extremely unfortunate.
The party chief also reviewed the preparations for the upcoming elections to the Delhi assembly. Discussions were conducted on the selection of candidates, according to the statement.