Mayawati vs Dayashankar: Are Abuses the Civil Response to Abuses?

BSP’s Chandigarh unit chief announced a reward of Rs 50 lakhs to the person who would bring him Singh’s tongue.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh hurled abuses at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and compared her to a “prostitute”. Responding to the comments, she called it an attack on women and dalits. There were protests on the streets as well as in the Parliament. Singh was expelled from the party and an FIR was filed against him.

BSP workers took to the streets protesting the comments, waving flags in the air and shouting slogans. BSP’s Chandigarh unit chief Jannat Jahan announced a reward of Rs 50 lakhs to the person who would bring her Dayashankar’s tongue.

BJP declared to hold demonstrations across UP against the abuses hurled by the BSP workers at the wife and the minor daughter of Dayashankar Singh.

Hang Dayashankar the dog ... Hang him ... Bring ... Bring Dayashankar’s daughter... Bring ... Bring Dayashankar wife.

Singh’s 12-year-old went into a mental shock after the protests. She had to be admitted to the hospital. Dayashankar’s mother held Mayawati responsible for the condition of her granddaughter. She filed an FIR against BSP workers.

Will Mayawati Dismiss Nasimuddin Siddiqui From The Party ?

BSP top leader Nasimuddin Siddiqui was involved in the protests held by the BSP workers. He saw many of the workers shouting derogatory comments but did not stop them from doing so.

Is it because Mayawati is a goddess? Can they get away with mentally harassing a minor girl? Is it Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Constitution that equates a party leader to a goddess?

Only Mayawati can answer these questions. And, the answer can not be given by hurling more abuse, but by taking action against the leaders.


Are Babasaheb and the Constitution Just Words in a Book?

If you listen to the arguments of both the houses of the Parliament, you will start living in Babasaheb Ambedkar’s ‘dream’ India. You will start having confidence in the country’s leaders and their objectives. But when you change the channel, you can see party workers protesting on the streets at the behest of the same leaders. Within minutes, Babasaheb will seem to be a fictional character like Harry Potter. It would seem, all these leaders are his fans and like to talk about him in Parliament.

To be honest, we can’t take a high moral ground anymore because that has been murdered years ago. We now live in the times of “no moral ground” politics.

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