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Decisive Action Against Mafias Has Unsettled Their Political Masters In SP, Congress: Siddharth Nath Singh
LUCKNOW || The policy of zero tolerance towards corruption and the decisive action against mafias and criminals by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has unsettled their political patrons Samajwadi Party and the Congress, state spokesman and minister Siddharth Nath Singh said in a statement on Sunday.
The recent activities of opposition leaders like SP President Akhilesh Yadav and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have shown their true colours and exposed their intent before the people of the state, Singh further alleged.
Pointing out that action initiated against Mukhtar Ansari has left both these leaders anguished thus making it apparent that their political DNA is more or less the same when it comes to the criminals and mafias.
Vadra has chosen not to respond to an emotional letter sent to her by Ms Alka Rai, widow of late lawmaker Krishna Nand Rai over help to Ansari by the government of Punjab where he is lodged, the minister stated.
"The fact that Rai's letter has not been answered shows amply how hand-in-gloves, the Congress government in Punjab and Mafiosi are?. the world has also seen how brazenly and unabashedly the Punjab government has thrown its lot behind a dreaded, anti-social mafia like Mukhtar Ansari," he alleged.
The Punjab government has gone all out to ensure that the law does not catch up with Mukhtar Ansari, it is twisting laws and doing everything it can to ensure that Ansari is out of reach of the courts where he is wanted to be present in Uttar Pradesh. It would have been prudent on part of Vadra, that being a woman herself, she should have at least responded to the touching letter by Alka Rai, Singh said.
"Similarly, Akhilesh Yadav has been raising questions in the past on the war waged by the Yogi Adityanath against criminals and organised mafias and their fiefdom. We can understand the pain and trauma Yadav must be feeling with all these actions initiated by the state government, because the nexus of the Samajwadi Party with criminals is an open secret, " he further alleged.
The state government spokesman further said that mafia's have always been protected and patronised by the Samajwadi Party and its leaders. What the Yogi Adityanath's government is cleaning up is the mess created by the Samajwadi Party and other opposition governments. Further adding that it was indeed heartening for the people of the state that in this 'clean up drive', the existence of Samajwadi Party and The Congress was also being diminished.
He said that many Congress leaders recently shifted allegiance to SP, only showing that they have moved from one room of the house to another as these parties have so much in common.
Singh also underlined that any and everyone who is against the law is on the radar of the Yogi Adityanath government, be it in the garb of political protestor, damaging government and private property or indulging in arson, all such elements who were permanent fixtures in the corridors of power are inside the prisons and watching their empires go down like a pack of cards.
Keeping in mind the public sentiment against such criminals, action against these mafias would continue in coming days too, he pointed out. The view of Yogi ji on this matter is transparent and obvious. Everyone is aware that these mafias grabbed lands and extended their empire through ill-gotten money.
"When the palatial bungalows on these forcibly owned lands were being demolished, such moves should have been rather welcomed by opposition parties who are however squirming, even as people applaud the all out action against criminals by the Yogi Adityanath government. The only people who are saddened by these acts of the government are those who have fed these mafias and enjoyed a symbiotic relationship with them for the past many years," Singh said.