Political clashes erupt over Ambedkar Memorial in Lucknow ahead of UP polls

After President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone for Ambedkar Memorial in Lucknow today, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati slammed CM Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government. Mayawati said that laying the foundation stone for the Cultural Centre in the name of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is the UP government's gross deception ahead of the state Assembly polls due in 2022. While laying the foundation stone for Ambedkar Memorial, the President had also paid floral tributes to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar. Attacking on Twitter, she said that as the UP elections are nearing, the state government is laying the foundation stone in the name of Babasaheb. Watch!

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