New Delhi, Jul 28: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on Tuesday said her party decided to “teach a lesson” to the Congress and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot for the “unconstitutional” merger of its MLAs in the state by moving the high court. She also said BSP had been waiting for the “right time” to hit back at the Congress for the merger. The BSP on Tuesday had approached the Rajasthan High Court seeking to become a party in the petition by BJP against the merger of six BSP MLAs in the state with Congress party.

In a statement, Mayawati said after the results of the Rajasthan assembly elections, the BSP had supported the Congress to keep “communal forces” at bay. The BSP chief claimed that after becoming the chief minister, Gehlot acted “unconstitutionally” to merge the six BSP MLAs in the state with the Congress party.

Source : PTI