Jaipur, October 22: Rajasthan Bhahujan Samaj Party (BJP) workers on Tuesday blackened faces of party's national coordinator Ramji Gautam and former BSP state incharge Sitaram. The workers also paraded both the leaders on donkeys and garlanded them with shoes in Jaipur for allegedly involvement in anti-party activities. The entire incident was recorded on camera, and the video is doing rounds on social media. ‘Mayawati’s BSP Sells Tickets, Poor Cannot Contest,’ Alleges Party MLA Rajendra Gudha in Rajasthan Assembly; Watch Video.
The incident took place out outside the BSP office. The workers also alleged that the leaders had been selling tickets for elections. Reacting to the incident, BSP chief Mayawati condemned the action of the party workers. The BSP chief also hit out at the Congress over the incident. In a tweet, Mayawati said that earlier the Congress party created a rift in the Rajasthan BSP, and now the grand old party is targeting the senior leaders of the party. Mayawati Fumes at Congress As All 6 Rajasthan BSP MLAs Switch Sides, Says ‘INC Again Proved It Is Untrustworthy’.
Video of the Incident:
#WATCH Rajasthan: BSP workers blackened faces of party's national coordinator Ramji Gautam&former BSP state incharge Sitaram¶ded them on donkeys,in Jaipur today.The workers also garlanded them with shoes&alleged that these leaders were indulging in anti-party activities pic.twitter.com/Vjvn1kur2w
— ANI (@ANI) October 22, 2019
Gautam was appointed as a national coordinator by Mayawati after 2019 Lok sabha elections in June. In September all the six MLAs of the BSP joined the Congress. The BSP chief then dissolved state committee of the party. In 2018 elections for 199-member Rajasthan Assembly, the Congress had won 100 seats, while the BSP bagged six seats. The Mayawati led-party had extended support to the Congress.