New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh’s, who compared Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati to a prostitute, on Wednesday, 20 July was removed as BJP UP Vice President.
“Dayashankar Singh’s remark is not acceptable, therefore we have removed him from all party posts,” said, Keshav Prasad Maurya, UP BJP President.
Apologising for his remark on Mayawati, Dayashankar said, “I can’t even think about Mayawatiji in such a way. She has reached here after a lot of struggle. Mayawati is a big leader. I can’t say such a thing about anyone. I apologize for my remark.”
Countering Dayashankar, BSP’s Satish Mishra said, “Will lodge an FIR against Dayashankar Singh and drag him in court; will do whatever possible.”
Responding to Dayashankar Singh in Rajya Sabha, Mayawati said, “There are war of thoughts and ideas in the House, but never have I used derogatory words against anyone ever.”
Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 11 am tomorrow 21 July after uproar over Dayashankar Singh’s comment on Mayawati.