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BSP Chief Mayawati Quits Parliament Hours After Angry Walk Out From Rajya Sabha

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| July 18 , 2017 , 17:31 IST

 Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati on Tuesday quit the Rajya Sabha, hours after she threatened to resign after she was stopped from speaking for more than three minutes in the house on atrocities on Dalits.

Just hours after Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati walked out of the Rajya Sabha in anger of not being allowed to speak on Dalits issue, the supremo resigned from the upper house of the Parliament.

Earlier on Tuesday, Mayawati staged a walked out of the Rajya Sabha saying she would resign if she was not allowed to speak. She was trying to raise what she alleged were atrocities on Dalits in Uttar Pradesh.

Also read: Mayawati Walks Out Of Rajya Sabha, Says Will Quit If Not Allowed To Raise Dalit Issue In Parliament

The BSP Supremo had said, “When I tried speaking about the weaker sections today in the Rajya Sabha, I was not allowed to speak. Why? It’s a shame. If I can’t speak about our weaker sections in the House then I have no right to stay in the House. This is the reason I have decided to quit from Rajya Sabha, I am not being heard, not allowed to speak.”