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proves that SP, Congress and BJP are jathi familywadi partiy vultures
of a feather flock together feeding on the bodies of Sarvajan Samaj
A man who deserted his loyal wife, is claiming to be adopted son of someone else. Uttar Pradesh, be alert of this man.
democracy people should not vote to person just because he is their
son,It seems Modi is supporting dynastic politics or he is affected by
that virus after being in power for 2.5 years.
Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Do not approve of interference in Triple Talaq, UCC, says Mayawati
Attacking Modi, Mayawati said that the his “drama” is not going to win him any favours with the people of the state.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, during an election rally in
poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, declared that her party does not agree with
interference in the Centre’s stance on the Triple Talaq issue as well as
the Uniform Civil Code. Attacking Modi and his sweeping statements made
during the election campaign for the BJP in the state, Mayawati said in
Fatehpur that the prime minister’s “drama” is not going to win him any
favours. “People won’t bless BJP, no matter how much drama Modi does by
calling himself an adopted son of UP,” the BSP chief said.
The BJP has so far not projected any chief ministerial candidate in the state.
“People are angry with Modi due to his wrong policies, in such
situation BJP have not yet dared to project a CM face in UP,” Mayawati
said, attacking the chink in BJP’s armour.
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati said that his brother Shivpal Yadav can
prove to be detrimental to the health of Samajwadi Party’s chief
ministerial candidate Akhilesh Yadav and his fraction. “The way Mulayam
Singh Yadav has insulted his brother Shivpal Yadav everywhere, Shivpal
and his team will surely harm Akhilesh and his team,” she said.
The BSP up in the state. The state, which is currently voting in seven
phases, will see counting of results on March 11. While three phases of
the state, mostly the western and central parts, have already voted,
there are four more phases yet to vote. Varanasi, Modi’s parliamentary
constituency, and Etawah, the Yadav familywadi’s hometown, are yet to go
Mayawati has alleged that the media actively discriminates against her
party, calling media organisations chitpawan brahmanical.
Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati, the main opposition leader in
poll-bound Uttar Pradesh has alleged that ‘the media is being managed’
to influence polls. Addressing a rally in Saharanpur on February 11, she
said, “The opposition parties are using opinion polls and paid surveys
to influence the voters. These opinion polls suggest a poor BSP
performance. In 2007, something similar was done when both the media and
opinion polls placed the BSP on third and fourth position but their
lies were exposed when the results came out.”
At her rallies,
Mayawati has repeatedly accused the media of discriminating against her
party and constantly showing its performance in poor light. A survey
allegedly conducted in October 2016 had given the BJP a clear majority
in UP even before the notification for the polls was issued. Mayawati
slammed the survey alleging that the media, controlled by capitalists
was showing such skewed survey results to demoralise the BSP workers.
Addressing a meeting of senior party leaders, Mayawati said, “All the
newspapers and TV channels are owned by capitalists and
multi-millionaires. The agencies conducting the poll surveys are also
controlled by them. These capitalists are using the media and survey
agencies to create a conducive political environment for parties like
the Congress and BJP because they run the government keeping in mind the
profits and losses of their corporate allies. In the forthcoming polls,
such surveys will be used to demoralise the BSP workers. The voters
must beware of them.”
M8, Mayawati reiterated the
allegation while addressing rallies in Badaun and Shahjahanpur. “The
media may undermine the strength of the BSP but the party will form
government in UP on its own.”
Mayawati has repeatedly accused
the media, which she labels Manuwadi and chitpawan brahmanical, of
ignoring the BSP and not giving it proper coverage despite it being a
leading party in UP. In the ongoing assembly polls, the scathing attacks
A chitpawan brahmanical media?
is right,” says sociologist Badrinarayan. “She has been pushed to the
margins. People are talking about her now when she entered the fray.
Somebody claimed that the BSP will get 24 out of 50 seats. As a matter
of fact, the media does not understand the BSP. Due to this, it only
focusses on the political strategies of other parties. If you don’t
visit the villages, how can you present the true picture? Opinions
formed at tea stalls are different from those formed in cities. A
complete picture emerges only when opinions are collected at all
“Mayawati is right,” says Abhay Kumar Dubey, member of the Centre for the Study of Developing Society.
However, JNU professor Vivek Kumar agrees with Mayawati. “Look at the
facts,” he says. “All the opinion polls show BSP in a negative light.
What she is saying is true. It is well known that her voters are not in
cities. How deep inside the villages do the pollsters go? They never
say. Even in cities, do they go to slum areas? The survey sample is not
representative, which is why the results are skewed. Secondly, a debate
around perception is built by showing speeches of several BJP leaders
but only Mayawati for BSP. It appears to be a well-thought out strategy
of the media.”
Dilip Mandal, a journalist working on SC/ST
issues, says, “It is true that none of the opinion polls have so far
shown Mayawati. in the lead. Usually opinion polls and surveys lean
towards specific political parties. The rising forces in politics or the
subaltern voices are not presented that way. It is possible that the
surveys are honest and the voters of these parties are not as vocal. But
if it continues this way, it only seems like a pattern. Why is it
happening? Those conducting surveys must seriously think about it. In a
diverse society like India, if the sampling is not done correctly, a
fair survey cannot be conducted. Secondly, there is a pressure on the
voter to speak in favour of a particular party, owing to the distrust
media faces today.”
“The media has an upper middle class
character,” says Badrinarayan. “People in media do not want to work
hard. They form opinions based on information easily obtained and run
the news. Besides, it is a political game to keep the BSP and Mayawati
on the margins.”
What are the powers at work behind this strategy to sideline the BSP?
VK Singh in new row, calls media ‘presstitutes’
Union minister General V K Singh ran into a fresh row for describing the media as ‘presstitutes’.
He tweeted, “Friends what do you expect from presstitutes.”
at least someone has it in them to speak the truth….something the Indian media is incapable of doing
Reality bites. These corrupt Press ba*tards think they are unquestionable.
They are unquestionably prostitutes.
UR RSS CHADDI OSAMA SON,, NO QUESTION,, HAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Napolean had once said: ” I can face two battalions but not tow scribes”.
Now such scribes and journalists are found as the loyal users of Internet, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, SMS, Youtube etc.,
Whether or not Mayawati
and her party are victims of caste discrimination cannot be clearly
said. “Mayawati’s support base is not vocal,” says Dubey. “It is
possible that poll surveys do not include their opinions completely. As a
result, Mayawati’s political strength in UP is often underestimated.
But election results show her in the lead. The difference in estimate
and reality is based on context and conditions. The better and more
scientific a survey is, the closer it is to reality.”
polls have suffered a massive setback in all previous elections,
including the past three general elections. The latest examples are
assembly elections of Delhi and Bihar.
Kumar says, “Caste bias is
characteristic of the media. Surveys across the world show the vote
percent but in India it is broken down seat by seat although it cannot
be done merely based on objective and scientific assessment. It happened
in all the previous elections.”
“Perhaps, it is characteristic
of the media to work against parties like the BSP,” says Mandal. “But
more than that I believe that the dominant political powers are capable
of capturing the media’s attention. There is no one to challenge it. It
is not necessarily a conspiracy. That the BJP remains in the spotlight
may not be intentional. Also, the BJP may not even perform as it is
predicted. It may all just be general behaviour.”
However, Ashish Mishra, a journalist based in Lucknow, believes that
there is truth behind Mayawati’s claims. “She has a point because her
party’s media relations are the worst. She maintains a distance from the
media. Her party makes no effort to approach the media. No party leader
or spokesperson is available to us for comment. No official statements
are made. We need content for news. Who will provide it? When we do not
have their side of the story we often leave it. In her rallies, there is
no information about the organisers, managers and the strategy.
Akhilesh Yadav, on the other hand, regularly speaks to us.”
Another senior journalist, on the condition of anonymity, says,
“Mayawati’s allegations are wrong. I cover the BSP. But the BSP is
different from other parties. Its leaders do not give statements like
others. We are only allowed to publish what Mayawati says. If a reporter
publishes a story based on information from another source, she calls a
press conference the next day, condemns it and declares the reporter
‘Manuwadi’. If the BSP is getting lesser coverage in the media, it is a
result of Mayawati’s own strategy. If it is not so, why is no BSP leader
ready to give an interview to any newspaper even when leaders from
other parties are regularly giving interviews during the ongoing polls?
If a BSP leader is approached for comment on any issue, he says ‘Behen
ji will respond to it’. But Behen ji is never available to the media.”
The BSP’s strategy of distancing itself from the media has been in
place from the very beginning. Speaking to BBC, senior journalist and
writer of Mayawati’s biography, Ajay Bose said, “Kanshi Ram [the founder
of BSP] used to be in constant touch with the media when he was
consolidating the All India Backward and Minority Community Employees
Federation (BAMCEF). But once he formed the party he grew distant.
Actually, the mainstream media did not portray Kanshi Ram’s politics
correctly. So, both were mutually distant. Mayawati continued the
Questioning the limits of survey techniques, Dubey
says, “Every survey has its limitations because it is dominated by
urban, educated and upper caste people. Yet we try to include as many
marginalised voices as possible. It is true that the upper caste casts a
lot of influence in the media but it does not mean they negatively
portray Mayawati intentionally in the surveys because nobody wants to be
blamed. If the BSP performs well in the results, and the surveys are
proved wrong, we will need to reexamine our survey techniques.”
Several journalists in UP believe that Mayawati does not need the media.
Her voters are mostly illiterate and do not get influenced by the
media. The statements against the media she makes in her rallies are to
urge her voters not to trust the news or the propaganda against her.
Nevertheless, the question remains – is the media untouched by such
allegations of casteism, discrimination, strategising electoral coverage
and party bias?
Mayawati has now changed her tone with the
journalists and responds to their questions, something she never did in
her press conferences earlier. Once attributed to the BSP, the socially
engineered slogan ’tilak, tarazu, aur talwar; inko maaro joote chaar‘
(Thrash Brahmin, Baniya and Thakur with shoes) has now been given up.
Even the media is no longer as Manuwadi for her. In the ongoing
elections, her media contact has definitely seen a historic rise. But
journalists still eagerly await a call for Mayawati’s interview.
Mayawati happy with phase II poll trend, says BSP to get majority
LUCKNOW: BSP chief Mayawati expressed satisfaction over the polling
trend in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls on
Wednesday, saying it indicated that her party was surging towards
getting a majority.
“Just like the first phase, the second phase
of polling in 67 seats which took place on February 15 is a good
indication that BSP is coming to power in UP with full majority,” she
said in a statement.
Congratulating her party workers and leaders
besides the people of the state, Mayawati said there were reports that
polling in the remaining five phases of the crucial state polls will be
equally encouraging for her party.
People only have faith on
‘tried and tested’ BSP leadership as they know she (Mayawati) believes
in saying and doing the same thing and will fulfil the promise on ending
‘Jungleraj’ and bringing rule of law after coming to power,” she added.
Mata Maya is 100% right that BSP to get majority.
ஒரு வருடம் முன்பிருந்து ஒரு தீவிர ஆய்வில் ஈடுபட்டு வந்திருக்கிறார்
ஹரி பிரசாத். இந்தியாவில் தேர்தல்களில் பயன்படுத்தப் படும் மின்னணு
வாக்குப் பதிவு இயந்திரங்கள் (EVM) பாதுகாப்பானவை அல்ல; அவற்றை எளிய
தொழில்நுட்பம் மூலமே ஏமாற்றி மோசடி செய்துவிட முடியும் என்று ஆதாரபூர்வமாக
நிரூபிக்க அவர் முயன்று வந்தார். இந்த அறிவியல்பூர்வமான பரிசோதனைக்காக
தனக்கு ஒரு EVM இயந்திரத்தை தந்து உதவ வேண்டும் என்று தேர்தல்
ஆணையத்திடமும்,இந்த இயந்திரங்களைத் தயாரிக்கும் BEL, ECIL நிறுவனங்களிடமும்
அவர் கோரிக்கை வைத்து வந்தார். ஆனால் அக்கோரிக்கை ஏற்றுக் கொள்ளப்
बीजेपी नेता सुब्रमण्यन स्वामी ने ट्रंप की तरह यूपी में मायावती के जीतने की भविष्यवाणी की!-
Caste configuration of AIADMK in Tamil Nadu Assembly and cabinet…
1.Gounder: 28 MLAs 5 ministers
2.Thevar: 20 MLAs 9 ministers
3.Vanniyar: 19 MLAs 5 ministers
4.SC/STs: 31 MLAs 2 ministers
5.others:32 MLAs 10 ministers
What a social exclusion in the cabinet and portfolio… We must
understand this discrimination and fight for our appropriate share.
But, as long as our representatives live like slaves of dominated
castes and work without unity, this situation is not going to change.
Murderer of democratic institutions (Modi)) is seeking votes for the
Bahuth Jiyadha Psychopaths (BJP) in UP. When he addresses a rally,
dozens of channels telecast it. Media discrimination is a fact.
Secondly, look at the composition of the media – how many SC/STs,
backward castes or Muslims work in the field? Baba Saheb [Ambedkar] said
that a corrupt administration is open for trade. The media is casteist.
The influential lot gives preference to their own caste in general and
chitpawan brahmins in particular.” Infact the same BJP referred to them
as PRESSTITUTES while renumerated them bribe. If a scribe writes against
them IT team are being sent for raids.
A golf-cap covers his head. Dressed in neat white shirt and black half
jacket, Tanveer Khan, a prominent doctor, is lost in the crowd of
supporters, as he walks through the inside lanes of the Kanshi Ram
colony — a cluster of bright green buildings built by the government to
house the poor on the outskirts on Rampur.
While Mr. Tanveer Khan goes door-to-door, listening to grievances of locals, mostly Dalits and pasmanda
Muslims, his supporters distribute a four-page pamphlet. Three out of
the four pages of the appeal — printed in the BSP’s blue — are spattered
with graphic images of hapless women and children looking on as the
administration bulldozes their shanties; the remains of a graveyard (in
the compound of a prominent local madrasa) demolished by the State;
visuals of human bones that were brought up to the surface by the
demolition; damaged shrines and pictures of Mr. Tanveer Khan being
arrested and facing a lathi charge for his campaign against the
administration’s anti-encroachment drive.
The target of his emotive appeal is none other than the incumbent MLA,
Urban Development Minister Mohammad Mr. Azam Khan. The task is daunting,
as Mr. Azam Khan has ruled over Rampur for much of the last four
decades. But Mr. Tanveer Khan puts up a brave front. “Azam Khan is
fighting me, I am not fighting him,” comes his quick reply when asked
about his prospects.
Mr. Tanveer Khan’s appeal to voters is
hinged on two planks: the emotional, as illustrated in the pamphlet and
development and livelihood. If Mr. Tanveer Khan says that Mr. Azam Khan,
who has won from Rampur eight times, behaves like a dictator,
unleashing vendetta on those opposed to him, in the same breath he
accuses the Minister of ruining the economy of Rampur and favouring only
those in his coterie.
“Our fight is against the zulm
(oppression) and terror of Azam Khan. Forty colonies of poor people were
destroyed by him, poor vendors and shopkeepers forcefully evicted.
People are fed up of his dictatorial style,” he says.
Mr. Azam Khan for the decay of Rampur’s once-lucrative small scale
industries, shutting down of the sugarcane mills and exit of popular fan
manufacturing companies from the city.