Remove all apprehensions especially of Muslims over CAA, NRC: Mayawati appeals Centre
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday appealed the Centre to remove all apprehensions, especially of Muslims over the issue of Citizenship law and National Register of Citizens (NRC). She said it would be better if Muslims are satisfied amid the tension and fear triggered in the community after the passage of Citizenshipship (Amendment) Bil, 2019.
BSP chief Mayawati on August 25 stated that even during the COVID times, crimes in Uttar Pradesh are increasing daily and correspondents are being attacked. "In Uttar Pradesh, crime rate is increasing every day. Now, the situation has arrived when the fourth pillar of democracy, our media personnel are being targeted. It shows that the law and order situation in the state is miserable," said Mayawati.
BSP chief Mayawati wished luck to students appearing for NEET and JEE exams. She also asked everyone to remain careful amid COVID times. "I would like to tell the lakhs of students appearing for NEET and JEE to put in their best efforts and prepare well for exams. Also, I would like to ask the concerned authorities to take all precautions and ensure safe conduct of exams amid COVID-19 pandemic," said Mayawati.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati expressed affirmation over BJP's move over erection grand statue of Sri Parshuram. While speaking to ANI, Mayawati said, "I have come to know through media that BJP said that if it's needed then their government will erect a grand statue of Sri Parshuram. If it happens, our party won't oppose but welcome it. BJP government shouldn't be late in doing this. I think they should complete it soon. Government should also declare his birthday, a public holiday because that is a demand by his followers. It this is not done by them then our party will do it in future, if it comes to power."
BSP chief Mayawati slammed Centre and Uttar Pradesh government for "poor management" during the time of pandemic. Mayawati said, "Considering the poor management and flaws in management for COVID-19 in the state, after BSP is elected in the state, we will make hospitals after names of all great saints of all religions." "4-times elected BSP government had started multiple schemes after names of great saints from all religions, After SP came to power, they changed all the names."
Having composed and released 20 albums consisting of bhajans and songs, Sohil Baloch is now set to melt his listeners' heart with his latest bhajan composition dedicated to Lord Shiva. Hailing from Rajkot city of Gujarat, Sohil though belongs to a Muslim family has been brought up on bhajans, which today have become his passion. For his latest composition, he not just broke the religious barriers but even the territorial ones by including in it the tabla performance of the famous Pakistani musician, Wajid Ali Tafu. The melodious rendition of the duo is not just meant to evoke devotion among people but also spread the message of peace and harmony among different faiths. Inspired by his father and elder sister to take up music as his career, the 30 year old has also worked with famous Indian playback singer, Anuradha Pundwal. A music teacher in School, Sohil has also composed and sung a number of bhajans dedicated to various Hindu Gods like Ganesha, Swaminarayan and many more. Hardik Mehta in whose studio Sohil has composed his latest bhajan feels fortunate to be a part of it. Sohil by way of his music and singing is not just showcasing his respect to the beliefs of other community but is also becoming a medium to unite two faiths.
BJP president of Kerala, K Surendran on September 20 said that the state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is playing a "very dirty" communal politics in the gold smuggling case and he is trying to cover up the smuggling case. He said, "CM Pinarayi Vijayan is playing a very dirty communal politics in the gold smuggling case. He said y'day that Holy Quran and sentiments of minority (Muslims) are the main issues in Kerala. He is trying to cover up the smuggling case with Holy Quran."
The 'dargah' of Peer Budan Ali Shah or Peer Baba as it is known, is the perfect example of communal harmony in Jammu and Kashmir. People of all religion throng this shrine and get blessings. Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs come to this 'dargah' in large number and pray. There is a belief that the 'dargah' protects people of this city from mishaps and evil spirits. The shrine is located in the outskirts of Jammu city at a distance of about 8 Kilometres towards the aerodrome at Satwari. Baba Budan Shah was born at Talwandi in Punjab, and it is said that another shrine of this Peer is located at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab. In spite of being the 'dargah' of a Muslim saint, Hindus and Sikh devotees who flock this religious place particularly on Thursdays are far greater in number than the Muslim followers. The devotees of Peer Baba have many interesting stories to share.
During Lok Sabha session on September 18, BSP Lok Sabha MP Ritesh Pandey accused the centre government of bad governance for the failing economy. He further said that policies in the last 6 years, including demonetization, GST and others led to the downfall of the economy. Ritesh Pandey said, "This govt has given COVID-19 as a blessing in disguise as it can blame all policy failures of the last 6 years on this 'Act of God'. But people shouldn't forget that failure of once-promising economy is not an act of god but an act of bad governance."
A slaughter house run by Raees Qureshi, a close associate of gangster-turned-politician and BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, was demolished in Uttar Pradesh's Mau. It was illegally constructed on a patch of land under green zone. Mukhtar Ansari's illegal building was also demolished by authorities on August 27.