Lucknow, May 15 : Uttar Pradesh BJP on Wednesday said the SP-BSP combine and the Congress need 'political tonic' to continue in the race to Lok Sabha as the six phases of polls have been swept by Narendra Modi.
"The personal attack by Mayawati on the Prime Minister and alleged tampering of the EVMs during polling reflects their frustration and it also proves that they have lost the elections," UP deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma claimed here.
Addressing a press conference here, Dr Sharma said that the Congress has turned into a B-team of the SP-BSP alliance and they too are contesting just to save their face in the last phase of the polls.
"The opposition parties in UP have lost their sheen in this elections and they will require tonic to fight against BJP," he said.
Meanwhile condemning the attack on the BJP president Amit Shah's road show in Kolkata on Tuesday, Sharma said that democracy has seized to exist in the Mamata Banerjee regime in West Bengal. The Election Commission would have to take stern steps to ensure a free and fair polls.
"Mamata didi was just interested in promoting Bangladeshi intruders to influence the polls while the Indians were getting a raw hand in her governance," he alleged.
The UP Deputy CM also took a strong exception to permission being denied to CM Yogi Adityanath in Kolkata Wednesday for election meetings. " There is no rule of law in WB," he stated.
The UP BJP took out a silent march from the party office to Gandhi statue in the state capital on Wednesday afternoon in protest against the violence in Kolkata on Tuesday. (UNI)