Seems the Mayawati slur row is not going to end soon. Now in a new development, the Uttar Pradesh police on Friday has filed an FIR against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief for the foul language used by the BSP members against the women members of Dayashankar’s family.
#FLASH Case registered on complaint of Dayashankar's wife & mother u/s 120b, 153A, 506, 509 of IPC. Mayawati & 3 BSP leaders named in FIR.
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 22, 2016
The FIR was registered after expelled UP BJP leader Dayashankar Singh’s family filed a complaint with Hazratganj Police Station against BSP leaders and unknown persons, including party supremo Mayawati and senior leader Nassemuddin Siddiqui.
Singh had sparked a massive outrage by his derogatory comments questioning the character of the BSP supremo by comparing her with a prostitute. Outraged BSP workers had then staged a dharna in front of the Bhimrao Ambedkar statue in Hazratganj, and had displayed banners with foul language printed on them on Thursday.
After the protests, Singh’s wife Swati accused BSP members of ‘traumatizing’ her minor daughter and said she and her daughter were not being spared as well and had been dragged into the politics.
“BSP activists are summoning me and my daughter, they are abusing her. My daughter is traumatised, is this not condemnable? Should she not sack her party members for abusing us?” Singh’s wife said.
“While BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra said that nothing like this happened, but the entire country has witnessed and listened the foul language used by BSP workers during protest yesterday. It is about the integrity of women,” she said.
Meanwhile, raids are on to trace the expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh.