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Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has come to the defence of BSP's Mayawati over Dayashankar's comparing her to a prostitute.[/caption]
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has come to the defence of BSP's Mayawati over Dayashankar's comparing her to a prostitute.
"When SP attacked BSP & Mayawati ji in that guest house 20 years back, BJP had helped her even then." Bharti said on Thursday.
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"We are the same BJP, we have atoned for Dayashankar's slur. We have taken action. I know how she must feel as a woman" she added.
However, she went on to say, "If Mayawati ji is attacked again we'll stand with her again. But if she wants to use this in polls then she should forget about it."
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In a statement he made on July 20, Dayashankar had compared Mayawati to a prostitute for which, an FIR was lodged against him under section 153A,504,509 IPC and 310 under the SC/ST act.