In an apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Jaya Bachchan alleged that the person responsible for safeguarding the country is the one who is creating disorder.
"It is very important to keep a watch. At this point in time, the one who is responsible for protecting the country is the one who is creating disorder," she said while addressing a rally on Tuesday.
Jaya Bachchan, Samajwadi Party in Lucknow: Rakhwale ki zimmedari bahut zaruri hai aur bahut aham hai. Iss desh mein iss waqt jo mahaul hai, jo rakhwala hai wahi desh ke saath gadbad kar raha hai. pic.twitter.com/nnMgZ4jYUH— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 30, 2019
It is pertinent to mention here that her comments have come at a time when the four phases of Lok Sabha election 2019 are over and three are left.
To make a dent in BJP’s vote share in Uttar Pradesh, SP-BSP-RLD forged an alliance.
The general election is currently being held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will be conducted on 23 May and on the same day the results will be declared.
Legislative Assembly elections in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will be held simultaneously with the general election.