Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday slammed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Mayawati is making remarks about Modi Ji & his wife. She (Mayawati) is not married, she doesn't know what a family is, had she been married she would have known how to handle a husband. We respect Mayawati, she should not make such statements,” ANI quoted Ramdas Athawale as saying.
In yet another personal attack on the prime minister, BSP chief Mayawati Thursday said how can one expect Narendra Modi to respect women when he cannot do so for his wife.
Addressing an election rally here along with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD's Ajit Singh, Mayawati targeted Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, saying the "government of guru and chela (disciple)" would be ousted from power on May 23, the day results of Lok Sabha polls would be announced.
The BSP again alleged that women in the BJP are scared of their husbands meeting the prime minister fearing they might also "abandon their wives".
"As the election is coming to an end Modi now remembers women and talk about giving them respect....How can one expect Modi, who cannot respect his wife, to do so for mothers and sisters," Mayawati said, reported PTI.