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Mayawati - the 'Dalit Queen' of Indian politics

New Delhi: Mayawati is one of the shrewdest figures of Indian politics. Like Mahabharata's Arjun, her eyes are always set on the target and in her case, the target is ‘power at any cost –

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Updated on: December 23, 2013 6:53 IST
mayawati the dalit queen of indian politics
mayawati the dalit queen of indian politics

New Delhi: Mayawati is one of the shrewdest figures of Indian politics. Like Mahabharata's Arjun, her eyes are always set on the target and in her case, the target is ‘power at any cost – by hook or by crook'.


Behan Mayawati giving a lecture and Sahib Kanshi Ram Ji sitting at the front row

Mayawati has the distinction of being the first ‘Dalit' woman Chief Minister of India. She has served four terms as the CM of Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state.