Lucknow : Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) supremo Mayawati today condemned the Bulandshahr incident in which a woman and her daughter were gang raped during a road holdup and claimed that it showed the real picture of law and order situation in the Samajwadi Party ruled Uttar Pradesh. In a statement here, Ms Mayawati demanded immediate arrest of the culprits and action against the erring policemen. She said, "The entire police system in the state has been involved in casteism, leading to demoralising of the security forces." The BSP president also questioned the the SP government whether it will try to give compensation to the rape victim.
"We want immediate action against the culprits, " she said while blaming the SP government for the laxity. BJP state general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak has also criticised the UP government for its alleged callousness, leading to the crime. "The criminals are ruling the roost in the state and even the police are now afraid of taking action against them. The criminals are running a parallel government in the state, " he alleged in a statement.