Gehlot’s Remarks Highly Insensitive; Should Be Sacked: Mayawati

Gehlot’s Remarks Highly Insensitive; Should Be Sacked: MayawatiBSP Leader Mayawati. (Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has demanded resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over children's deaths in a Kota hospital.

The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that Gehlot was highly "insensitive" while giving statements on children's deaths in order to hide his flaws and therefore he should be sacked.

In her tweets in Hindi, she said: "Congress CM Ashok Gehlot of Rajasthan is making insensitive and irresponsible statements on the death 100 innocent children to hide his incompetence and flaws. It is extremely shameful and condemnable."

She further wrote "Only expressing displeasure by the Congress party over the incident that devastated hundreds of mothers is not enough. They should immediately sack him and appoint a right person in his place in order to stop further deaths."

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