BSP slams SP for bad governance ahead of UP Assembly Session

Lucknow, June 19 (ANI): Ahead of the first Uttar Pradesh Assembly Session the BSP slammed the ruling SP government for bad governance in the state. BSP leader Swami Prasad Maurya said that the SP government has failed to control law and order and provide security to the people of the state. Maurya said that the SP officials promote crime by not taking action against the offenders. He added that the BSP will raise all issues of power crisis, crime against women and farmers which have become common in the state. Jun 19, 2014

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