Akhilesh protecting criminals only to stay in power: BJP

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 19 (ANI): Slamming Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his recent attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the former is not able to understand the 'Mann Ki Baat' of the people of the state and further accused him of saving criminals, only to stay in power. "Akhilesh Yadav should first answer as to why his government is giving protection to rapists and criminals. This is even the 'Mann ki Baat' of the people of Uttar Pradesh, but he is not able to understand it. He is only trying to protect the criminals, for being in power," BJP leader Shrikant Sharma told ANI. He further noted that the Chief Minister is playing with the sentiments of the people of Uttar Pradesh, assuring that the people of the state will give him an apt reply. Earlier on Saturday, Akhilesh trained his guns on Prime Minister Modi alleging that the states where BJP government is in power have the worst law and order situation. Akhilesh further hit out at Prime Minister saying that the latter should do 'kaam ki baat' instead of 'mann ki baat' "I heard his Mann Ki Baat on radio and even on TV but could not get what he wants to say. He should do kaam ki baat and no more mann ki baat," Akhilesh said at a rally in Banda. Akhilesh further questioned the development and work agenda of the BJP saying that if the party has done anything then they should come up in public and give account of their work. (ANI)