Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) chief Mayawati today took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi again and called his government a "sinking ship". Further, he also commented the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is deserting the ruling party.
Mayawati, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister tweeted in Hindi "PM Modi's government is a sinking ship. The proof of this is that even the RSS has abandoned it. Owing to public anger over non-fulfillment of poll-promises, RSS workers are not seen campaigning for the BJP anywhere. Because of this, PM Modi is nervous."
"A pure PM who can run the country in accordance with welfare spirit of Constitution is needed," Mayawati said in a series of tweets.
This is not the first time she has used sharp words against Prime Minister. She also accused him "dramebaazi (playacting) with his love for Dalits to draw Dalits but he will gain nothing from this...He was silent on the oppression of Dalits. He is trying to play dirty politics over “and also taunting him on his wife.
Due to her offending comments invited a strong reaction from Union Minister Arun Jaitley who said: "she is unfit for public life".
Today, the BSP chief made a statement, saying it has become a "fashion" for candidates contesting polls to offer prayers before elections. She urged the Election Commission to stop the media from covering such events. This comes a day after the Congress's Priyanka Gandhi and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath offered prayers at the Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain.
Mayawati, who isn't famous for doing road shows, pressed for the cost of such exercises to be included in candidates'' expenditure.
On Sunday, a vigorous words war broke out between Mayawati and PM Modi over the gang rape of a Dalit girl in Rajasthan's Alwar. The Prime Minister accused the Bahujan Samaj Party BSP chief of shedding "crocodile tears" and asked her to withdraw support to the Congress government in Rajasthan if she cared for Dalits.
Mayawati hit back, calling PM Modi's statements on the gangrape dirty politics" and demanded him to resign.